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Liquid Christmas

Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland QLD

Port Douglas, Far North Queensland No not an alcohol-bathed celebration- although alcohol was involved- but a trip to Far North Queensland (FNQ) for the Festive- and wet- season. Port Douglas, a small holiday town an hour’s drive north of Cairns, is a magnet for holidaymakers. Sitting at the northernmost end of Four Mile Beach, the

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Taking it to the streets II

“It doesn’t feel very Christmassy.” It’s hard when it’s a 30 degree blue sky summer day to embrace the symbolism of Northern Hemisphere festivity. Just then we heard strains of music from outside. “That’s not a recording.” Indeed it was not. It was the Salvation Army (or ‘Salvos’ in Aussie lingo) playing Christmas carols on

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