I’ll be honest, Miles and I were a bit grumpy when it became clear that we weren’t going to make it to Vanuatu this year, and that our only viable cruising option was to sail up the coast of Queensland. Queensland Schmeensland.
Now we feel a bit silly. The Queensland coast is stunning, and an unexpected pleasure has been stumbling upon the haunts of my past.
“I grew up here!” I’ll shout at the kids on entering a new anchorage.
Eye roll. “Mum, you say that every place we go.”
It’s true, we moved around a lot.
Here’s a very bad picture of a stunning place I spent a lot of time on as a child, that Jewel of the North, Hinchinbrook Island.