Port Douglas to the Atherton TablelandsJune 16, 2017 in Australia ⋅
Had it been warmer with clear skies I would have headed south on the coast road, which is supposed to have stunning views, but it was wet and cold with poor visibility so I took an inland route to this area, known as the Atherton Tablelands which is a giant volcanic (😆) plateau. It's cooler up here, with lots of waterfalls, some volcanic features, very fertile, and ...platypus. I can't cross my fingers enough!
I'm staying near Herberton which is known for its historic village, but it could be known for the Spy and Camera Museum 😎 which is a proper enthusiasts place - quirky and stuffed full of cameras ranging in size from one used to map Australia to a KGB buttonhole spy camera. Never expected that!Read more