I’ve just spent three days in splendid isolation on gorgeous
Wonderful really. (grin)
The view from our tree house
The first view most people get of Hinchinbrook is from a lookout on the highway between Ingham and Cardwell. From there you can see a wonderful mosaic of silvery creeks wandering between the green mangrove forests that fringe the island and beyond that, the lofty mountains, the backbone of the island. The highest peaks are often wrapped in cotton wool clouds or wreathed in misty rain. And here and there on the face of the mountains, are the shining streaks of waterfalls.
Our view of the island from the highway early on a misty morning
While on the island, which we reached by ferry from Port Hinchinbrook, we went for many wonderful walks while I took notes for my next book. (No total rest for a writer – ever. Everything is research!!!)
And we sat on the pontoon and watched the sunset
The waters around the island are wonderfully smooth because they’re protected by the
And, they even have eBay on the island... well, it used to be Turtle Bay, but this new sign is rather cool, isn't it?