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Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oy! Oy! Oy! Australia Day in Sydney

January 27th 2006
Where better to celebrate Australia Day than in Sydney, so we jumped on the train and spent two days in the capital of New South Wales. We arrived on Wednesday afternoon and tracked down our hotel close to Central Station (thank you Expedia.ca). We then headed out on foot and straight down George Street. Our wanderings eventually took us toward Darling Harbour and the Sydney Aquarium. The aquar ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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