Australia by Heron Day 5, Cairns to Horn Island to Kakadu National Park

This was a very long flying day. We flew out of Cairns at 6:30 am. The sun was just rising in the sky. We flew north towards the Torres Strait Islands 157 islands only 18 are inhabited. The flight lasted for almost three hours. As we got closer I was astounded by the aquamarine color … Continue reading Australia by Heron Day 5, Cairns to Horn Island to Kakadu National Park

Refueling in Charlesville then on to Longreach Day 2 of the Australia by Heron Tour

I sat in the front with the pilot when we took off from Lightning Ridge. The noise was kept from my ears by earphones. But there was nothing keeping the excitement out of my heart. I was riding on the back of a huge bee as the propellers spun and the engine hummed at 120 … Continue reading Refueling in Charlesville then on to Longreach Day 2 of the Australia by Heron Tour