"Don't slip on the mangoes." Top 5 Page for this destination Cairns Warnings Or Dangers Tip by tropicrd

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Please be mindful of the mangoes that have fallen from the trees around Cairns.
The birds and bats love them and leave them half eaten or split open making a slippery mess.
October through to 'approx' March is mangoe season and Cairns has hundreds of these wonderful trees.
If you are walking around the Botanical Gardens and the Tanks area then be extra careful as this fruit has dropped onto the stairs and ramps waiting for some unsuspecting visitor to tread on them.
There isn't anything that anyone can do about this until the season is over.

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  • Written Oct 12, 2011
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Comments (2)

  • tropicrd's Profile Photo
    Oct 10, 2013 at 3:16 AM

    I love living in Cairns..it has everything I need,but I love to travel and see other places too.:o)

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Oct 10, 2013 at 3:10 AM

    6 months of the year, from the tree, , unadulterated, without GMO and insecticides! sounds like paradise - pity i live so far away ;-)))

    • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
      Oct 11, 2013 at 7:10 AM

      we "SAfrican runaways in Canada, USA & UK still yearn for the Mrs Balls Chutney, i buy the Indian Spicy green chutney/Achaar ;-p

    • tropicrd's Profile Photo
      Oct 11, 2013 at 4:37 PM

      that sounds so nice Ken..mangoes are my favourite fruit .

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