Trip Start Jul 03, 2006
71Trip End Jul 14, 2007
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The next day we left the hostel in Rainbow Beach and headed to Fraser Island. The first day we managed to see both Lake Mackenzie and Lake Wabby. The latter was probably my favorite! You could roll down the sand dunes straight into the water. I did somersaults down the dune twice. The first time I rolled over my clothes and phone and the second time I finished of with a perfect dive into the water
Later that night when we were looking for a campsite on of the girl irritated the hell out of me and the rest of the group. We had made plans to camp together with another group and we decided to meet up at a particular campsite but this girl was not happy at all about this. She briefly knew one guy from another group and insisted that we should drive around the island just to look for him and camp there. We all thought it would be bad manners not to show up where the other group might be waiting and it was late and getting dark so we needed to find somewhere to camp. We ended up just stopping at the first campsite we saw that was free and later the other group came driving on the beach so we waved at them and told them that there were a spot here. This girl continued to boss around the rest of the trip and that was really annoying! We ended the night with some beers. Me and Nick went over to the other group while the rest stayed while Erik was playing guitar. In the other group there happened to be three girls that I saw on the bus from Cairns to Townsville that also stayed at the same hostel as us on Magnetic Island. It's strange all the people you see over and over again but never talk to.
The second day we started of by going to Eli Creek for a ride down with the current. Then we went as far north as we were allowed to go to Indian Head lookout. From up there you can see sharks swimming in the water and all sorts of things if you are lucky
Last day we went to the Maheno shipwreck and took some photos. We decided to head back to Rainbow Beach early and clean our car before the other groups got there and it would get all busy. We stopped at Eli Creek once again and went for a swim before we drove back.
I had been trying to call Premier, our bus company, on the island but there were no signal so I couldn't get hold of them
The following and last evening we went to Carlo Sandblow which is a big sand dune. The hostel drives there every night and we thought they would pick us up as well but no, so I stood there waiting for 45 minutes before I started walking home. It took about half an hour. I had no idea where to go but I managed to find my way home after all. A bit later a girl that works here took me, Erik and Nick down to the beach to watch the stars. It was not as good as on Fraser Island but still good. Oh I forgot to tell about the night sky on the island. It was incredible! The sky was clear and you could see so many stars, so many stars it was absolutely unbelievable.
Tomorrow I'm finally leaving this town and going to Noosa to see Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo.