Mines, Wines and Cornish Pasties March 14th 2006 The Clare and Barossa Valleys
Quirky Facts No 5!
If fatalities are used as an indicator, the deadliest animal in Australia, apart from the human, is the horse: in one year an average of 21 people die in riding-related accidents. The deadliest venomous animal is the introduced honeybee, responsible for up to 10 deaths a year. The deadliest snake (though not ... read more
Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Clare 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
After living and working in South London for a couple of years, I decided there had to be more to life, so I sold up (house, car, the lot!), said goodbye to the bright city lights of...er...Croydon, and headed off in the direction of Adelaide, Australia. I'm intending to work in Oz for 2 years, and hope to see as much of the rest of the world in that time as I can! Please keep in touch if you know me. Jen x... full info