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Cairns and North Queensland

Cairns from our hotel room

If South Beach and Tijuana hooked up and had a little city, it would be Cairns.  It’s tropical, it’s wet and it’s got a hefty portion of tacky. A primary hub for boat trips out to the Great Barrier Reef, this holiday destination is filled to the brim with backpacking Aussie and European kids, all looking for seasonal work. The streets are also teeming with Asian tourists.  The city helpfully provides these signs in all the bathrooms to help with the cultural differences:

 Bathroom warning sign

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