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Sailing by the Opera House  
   

Sailing by the Opera House

EASTERN AUSTRALIA AND FRIENDS

February 27th 2009
The Tasman Sea did not disappoint us as it cooked up a 50mph gale for our crossing. But it really wasn’t too bad except that we couldn’t use the pool or the tennis court. I was carrying a little memento of our visit to the New Zealand Sounds in the form of sand fly bites. We have visited the Milford Sound about five times and have never encountered these pesky creatures before. While out g ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney

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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Tot: 0.085s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 4; qc: 6; dbt: 0.0048s; 6; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.4mb