Photo: Australia from Space

Australia From Space

Most space photos seem to show Europe or North America, but this is one of the rare ones that gives an astronaut’s view of Australia from space.

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Photo: Castle Hill Summit in Townsville Oz

Castle Hill Summit in Townsville Oz

Castle Hill Summit gets a lot of love on TripAdvisor and other sites from visitors to Townsville. It’s a beautiful view, and we thought you’d enjoy a little peek.

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Photo: The Townsville Strand at Night

Townsville Strand at Night by Rob Bruce on Flickr

Photo by Rob Bruce on Flickr.

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Photo: Sunset on Horseshoe Bay Magnetic Island

Sunset on Horseshoe Bay Magnetic Island by Rob & Jules on Flickr

Today’s photo is a sunset pic of sunset on Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island. Check out some of our other great photos of Townsville. Photo by  by Rob & Jules on Flickr.

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Photo Friday: The Pier at Magnetic Island

The Pier at Magnetic Island by TamsinSlater Flickr

Magnetic Island lies a short 8 km off Townsville’s shore in Cleveland Bay. The island is only  52 km², with slightly over 2,000 permanent residents.

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Photo Friday: The Townsville Strand In The Sun

The Townsville Strand by John Skewes

The Townsville Strand stretches for 2.2 km along Townsville’s waterfront. It’s a great place to spend some outdoor time at the open air cafes, playgrounds, basketball courts and waterpark. With around 300 days of sunshine each year, you’ll see a lot of folks out and about on the strand almost every day of the year. […]

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Great Places To Go With Children In Madrid

Manzanares River Madrid from Teleferico by spencer77

Madrid is one of Spain’s most beautiful and interesting cities, but it’s not known as a child friendly place to visit. That’s unfortunate, because there are a lot of things to do and see with the kids in Madrid. Here are a few of our favorites. The Teleférico cable car Madrid’s Teleférico cable car runs […]

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Photo Friday: Cute Kangaroos at the Bilabong Sanctuary

Feeding Kangaroos at the Billabong Sanctuary by by Aidan Jones

These sweet little guys can be found at the Billabong Sanctuary, one of Townsville’s most popular attractions. The Sanctuary covers 11 hectares (25 acres) of natural habitat, and hosts wombats, crocodiles, koalas, cassowaries, kangaroos, snakes and much more. Entry to the Billabong Sanctuary is $32 for adults and $19 for kids, and includes the wombat patting experience. Photo […]

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