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Mark Moxon's Travel Writing

Australia: Feeling Old in Cairns

Crystal Cascade, Cairns
Crystal Cascade is not far from Cairns; jumping in is a great way to get rid of the inevitable Cairns hangover

The gulf opened up in front of me on the evening of my 27th birthday. I'd gone to the Woolshed for my evening meal with Chris and Alan from the U2 Hostel, but unfortunately Chris was feeling too rough from the night before to touch any alcohol, and Alan had to get up early the next day to catch the bus down south, so before long I was left alone, sitting in the pub, enjoying the beer, the music and all those other things that I've learned to appreciate since the enforced abstinence of Zeke.