Quantas is just doing a fabulous job with my meals....oh, my goodness, all you seem to do during the flights is eat!
For the first flight from Adelaide to Melbourne, he "vegetarian" option included 3 fruit offerings, a vegan chocolate muffin, a blueberry scone, beans, an omelette and roast veggies. It was a good thing that I ordered this ahead of time - Duane's breakfast included a nice ham breakfast sandwich.
I snapped this photo from the "inflight entertainment console" on the seatback in front of me. It gives you an idea of how close we were to the south polar ice!
I meant to mention the other day when we were at Kangaroo Island - that we were probably the farthest we will ever be from home - google calculates it at 10402 miles!
Just a short layover in Melbourne and on to our next flight to Cairns. (Pronounced cans, like cans of beans).
Again, Quantas did a great job with my "special lunch"!
It was black bean wraps in a bed of yummy tomato salsa and a smooth green sauce....not sure what it was but it was good! And that brown "tart" you see was a fabulous vegan chocolate mouse in a baked coconut crust.
We made it to Cairns and after just a little difficulty we found our rental car. Checked in at the hotel and took a 20 minute walk to be sure we know where to go first thing in the morning for our 7:30AM departure to the Reef Encounters liveaboard dive boat.
Lovely board walk along the shoreline. Very active tourist area! Neat pelicans - never seen any quite like these.
Getting late - nice sunset over the water. May be a day or two before I get internet - don't think we'll have any access out on the Great Barrier Reef!!