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"It's Just a Bloody Big Rock!" (Alice Springs and Uluru)

June 15th 2008
(Catherine) As we were heading towards Cairns airport for our flight to Alice Springs, we got chatting to our taxi driver - a friendly Aussie close to retirement. When we told him where we were off to he told us he didn't think much of Alice Springs describing it as "just a town in the middle of the desert!". He was equally unimpressed with Uluru (Ayer's Rock) which apparently was "just a blood ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory

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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