Central Queensland-Beach Photos

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  1. Chimpy
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    Here are a few photos of a nice CQ beach close to where I live. The first one although not overly clear has a sea eagles nest on an a rock. DSCF9580.JPG
     
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    More from the same area. DSCF9568.JPG
     
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    making me homesick.
     
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    If you had the same winds I had on the Gold Coast today, that nest may no longer be there :(
     
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    Queensland. That's on this map, right? ;)

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    Oh yeah that is us. Luckily that big cyclone hit away from the big cities of Townsville and Cairns but it destroyed a lot of homes in small beach communities and even some in inland towns. Biggest Cyclone I have seen. We just had strong winds in Central Queensland as it is a huge state.
     
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    I just noticed that where it says Queensland on your map is actually Tasmania, Queensland is the north eastern state of Australia.
     
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    You didn't see my ;) apparently. That's why I posted it. Where the bloody hell is Tasmania?! Way to go CNN.
     
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    You can ask a lady to show you the map of tassie but you may get a slap [​IMG]
     
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    Enjoying cold beers in the sunshine today, no gale force winds makes it more pleasant [​IMG]
     
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    I do believe the cyclone blew it north and it crashed into Queensland. Not a pretty sight!
    (but I'd like to see the photos)
     
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    Whitehaven Beach on the Whitsunday Islands is the best beach I have ever been on!

    Just a short ferry ride from Hamilton Island it has the most amazing features, including super fine sand that squeeks when you walk on it, and blows as dust in the wind. The various shades of turquoise waters, oohhh I wish I were back there again!
     
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    Here is Putney beach on Great Keppel Island.

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    Took these with a cheap throw away camera as it happened pretty fast - Storm front heading for Great Keppel

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    Another view [​IMG]

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    That boat you can see we got on and bounced our way back to the mainland through the storm. Good fun since we didn't sink.

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    In '03 I was in the Rockhampton area (Rockhampton and Shoalwater Bay Training Area for military stuff) for 1 and a half months, then spent a few days in Brisbane. I have been planning to return to Australia ever since. I loved the trip.
     
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    Sinking always ruins the fun.
     

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