Tourism Ambassador Ben Southall gives ten international bloggers an adventure to write home about in Tropical North Queensland.
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When I go for a run at sparrows-fart-early there's already loads of people hitting the tarmac along the river. As I ride to work I'm overtaken by lycra-clad cyclists on their way to the local coffee-shop. When I jump in the pool at 6am there's already swimmers churning up the surface of the water.
I've always marvelled at yachts and sailing. To me there's something beautiful about a bow cutting through a wave, a full sail under load or watching the sun drop into the ocean when you're sat on anchor.
I’ve travelled the length of the state taking part in some ridiculously adventurous activities.
I've travelled to Queensland's tropical north to sample exactly what I’ll be taking on later in the year. My first ever adventure race.
Four months at sea produced some incredible experiences, here are a few of the Best Images from Best Expedition :)
Getting back into the groove of city-life I had this horrible feeling that things could become a little mundane and boring.
I've been back on terra firma now for nearly a month. My land legs have returned, my butt no longer looks like it's been shot with a blunderbuss and my diving gills have retracted back into my neck...for now.
The Mulligan Highway from Mt Molloy to Cooktown, which passes through stunning scenery seems to go on forever!
After four gruelling months on the Coral Sea and having travelled over 1600kms, yesterday I rounded the final headland of the expedition.