Images from the Daintree

The Daintree, so rich and lush with plant and animal life, offered Vilis far more photographic opportunities than I was able to include in Wednesday’s post. Thus, I’ve dedicated today̵...

Notes from Cairns

Satiated from the richness of the Daintree and Great Barrier Reef, Vilis and I eased back, strolling peacefully through the Cairns Botanic Gardens early this morning, and then spending an hour in the ...

The Daintree, North Queensland

At 5:30 a.m., with the tropical dawn chorus in full swing, Vilis and I crawled out of our sleeping bags, enticed by the two-hour cruise of the Daintree River awaiting us. A pheasant coucal added its v...

River Morning and Eastern Brown Snakes

Morning dew lay like silver velvet on lawns and the river meadows of the Annandale Wetlands as I cycled the parkway just after sunrise, evading the later heat promised by clear skies. I wasn’t t...