Millaa Millaa Falls

Millaa Millaa Falls is on the Atherton Tablelands west of Cairns. It is a plunge waterfall with a single 18m drop. It falls into a big pond which is ideal for swimming and then flows into a creek. It is easy to either walk or swim so that you are behind the waterfall. The falls […]

Cooling Off (Millaa Millaa Falls)

We arrived at Millaa Millaa Falls on a hot and humid afternoon feeling pretty frazzled. However, one look at the inviting water and we were in. After getting over the initial shock at how cold the water was, we played happily for some time before emerging with our core temperatures somewhere closer to normal and […]

Milla Milla Falls in the Atherton Tablelands (Queensland, Australia)

I took this picture with an old APS camera and it’s one of my favorites from a 14 month trip to Australia between 1997 and 1998. I especially like the flower (possibly an Orchid) in the foreground.

Australia Sydney to Cairns Road Trip Itinerary – May 2, 2008 to May 23, 2008

This trip was the first major leg of our epic around-the-world tour that consisted of Eastern Australia as well as selected countries of East Africa. The Australia portion of the trip was a self-drive self-tour while the Africa portion…

“Nemo Found” (Far North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef, Australia – May 15, 2008 to May 21, 2008)

Now my head was really hurting at this point. I didn’t want to get out of the water because the scenery down here was as close to the Discovery Channel as I had ever seen…