Snowy Mountains 1 - Simpson 0 May 9th 2006 I'm aware that it's only been about 24 hours since my last entry, but this one couldn't wait. It's been an interesting day for me in the heart of the Snowies.
By way of prelude to this blog, I might make mention that Banjo Patterson's quintessential bush ballad, "The Man From Snowy River" manages to capture so vividly the ruggedness of both the Snowy Mountains and the Australian Stockman ali ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Jindabyne 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