Determined women rowing the Pacific Ocean are just days away ...INTREPID: The four original Coxless Crew members; Laura Penhaul, Emma Mitchell, Natalia Cohen and Isabel Burnham. PICTURE: SUPPLIEDSource:SuppliedBRUSHES with breaching whales, rough seas and near disasters are among the many surreal experiences for a gritty team of rowers bound for Cairns.Nine months after leaving San Francisco, members of the Coxless Crew are expected to arrive in the Far North from January 18-22.Laura Penhaul, Emma Mitchell, Natalia Cohen and Meg Dyos are aiming to become the..>> view original
Police hunting man who allegedly used stroller to steal items from ...POLICE are hunting a man who allegedly stole various items from a Manoora supermarket by hiding them in a stroller containing a toddler.The man entered the IGA supermarket on Pease St around midday on December 1 last year and selected several items from the shelves before allegedly placing them in the stroller.He was challenged by staff as he tried to leave, but allegedly threatened them with violence and walked out the door with the stolen items.Police have released images of man who they belie..>> view original
FNQ is a boon for mountain bikersHIGH FLYER: Mountain bike rider Dominic Hoyal at Davies Creek. PICTURE: PETER ROYSource:SuppliedWORLD-class trails and magnificent rainforest scenery aren’t the only things on show when mountain bikers tear through Tropical North Queensland’s trails to tackle cross country and downhill courses.There’s also the odd koala, panoramas over the Great Barrier Reef and a few contented cattle to contend with, according to Tourism and Events Queensland as part of their summer e-Book.If a snorkel trip doe..>> view original
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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