Those images of the past inspired us to prepare a gallery. Daintree Village, far North Queensland.
Fact #1: In 1770 Captain James Cook named 'Cape Tribulation' because, as we're told, he said: 'here began all our troubles'. His barque, Endeavour, struck the Great Barrier Reef and they limped in to Cooktown to make repairs.
Fact #2: In 1877, the discovery of gold changed everything for the rainforest Aboriginal people, violent clashes with European settlers often resulted in fatalities. In 1879, the first permanent settlers in the Daintree Village area were the Stewart brothers.
Daintree Village, North QLD