FIRE FIGHTER CYCLE
With only a couple days to go, I decided to take have a little look around the park to relax and collect my thoughts before the big ride. A little north of Daintree lies one of the most breathtaking coastline that really shouldn't be missed: Cape Tribulation.
Having named most things on this coastline, it turns out the explorer Lieutenant James Cook named this as well. Back in June 10, 1770, according to log, Cook hit his ship on one of the reefs, which ultimately sank, and was the start of an incredibly difficult task of exploring this vast continent. As a result, he named this place Cape Tribulation, the beginning of all his troubles. A strange place to start a journey of my own, and I certainly hope it won't be as eventful...
Here's me doing my touristic best. Did I mention it was gorgeous.
Not far from Cape Tribulation is Cooper Creek that flows into the ocean. Had a lovely time mucking about trying to find these saltwater crocodiles I've been hearing about. It wasn't very hard at all actually, which got me a little worried considering I was planning to camp on the beach.
Can you see one in the water? It was much easier to make out in real life.
But at night I wasn't too worried. My buddy Captain Morgan helped me with that. Even if I was worried I just couldn't focus on it thanks to one of the most brilliant star scenes I've ever seen. The Milky Way and the Southern Cross can only been seen in the South Pacific, so I was drinking it all in.
It's places and moments like these where I begin to find small answers on why I'm here... why I'm doing this. Moments and places where life begins to make some sense.
I am a fire captain and cancer survivor.
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