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Link Love: Sea World #1, crocs on a plane, paleo desserts + more

Your monthly edit of travel stories, posts and links from our corner of the web.

:: Nothing fishy about it, Sea World on the Gold Coast has been voted Australia’s top tourist attraction of all time!

:: Crocs on a plane! This is what it takes to transport two mammoth crocodiles from Queensland to Dubai.

:: Sick of avo on toast? Gourmand and Gourmet have covered off Brisbane’s best breakfasts with a difference. Breakfast bento box or roasted caramel apple and blueberry porridge, anyone? They’ve also got the 411 on where to get the best raw and paleo desserts.

:: Nellie from Wild Junket shows what a day trip to Lady Elliot Island looks like through her iPhone.

:: Is this the most epic proposal of all time? Jack Hyer travelled more than 100,000 miles in over 28 countries to film this for his hopefully-would-be-fiancé.

:: Travel blogger Audrey Bergner aka ‘That Backpacker’ has got plenty of awesome tips for anyone planning a trip to Magnetic Island.

:: Considering a winter hinterland escape? David and Veronica from The Gypsy Nester give a sneak peek into a stay at Spicers Tamarind Retreat on the Sunshine Coast.

:: Everyone loves a good gadget. But here are 13 ridiculous travel accessories no one will ever need. Unless you really can’t be away from your dumbbells for a day.

:: Travel writer Andrew Bain reveals how you can get your kicks on the ‘other Route 66′ in Queensland (hint: it involves gem fossicking, Aboriginal art and a giant Van Gough replica).

:: Ever considered the train? Brian Kelly goes for a test run on the new Spirit of Queensland to get from Brisbane to Cairns in under 24 hours – and finds there’s plenty of things to see along the way!

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