D’Arcy of Daintree Blog
Along the Bloomfield Track – from Cape Tribulation to Cooktown
Tales and facts about life in the Bloomfield Track and the Daintree rainforest inspired by our 4WD Nature tours – flora, fauna and people.
Peppermint stick insects Here is a very unusual stick insect, a phantastic phasmid, in fact. Phasmid means phantom or ghost. and Phasmid is the name given to the family of […]
Prepared 6 December 2018, just before a few days rain, totalling 405 mm. The Great Rainmaker, Thorntons Peak, has been letting us down lately. Firstly, the July rockslide, then a […]
Who gives a fig? Well, dried figs make lovely presents in some cultures, but are they more acceptable than flowers? More of that later. Here in the Daintree we have […]
Zorro, eat your heart out! The bandit-like bold black band linking the bill to the back of the head through its eye seems to be a disguise, but it’s also […]
The Bloomfield is considered the best croc-spotting river drive in the Cairns Region. Why? Because most local rivers have bridge crossings, without a river drive. The Bloomfield River is unique […]