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Woolloomooloo

February 7th 2011
You have to love Sydney. Any city that has area with such "London-esque" terms like "King's Cross", "Paddington" and "Hyde Park" (my current residence) and gives equal respect to others known as "Woolloomooloo" or "Barangaroo" deserves a very large pat on the back. Of course, this is not meant to be offensive as many of these terms come from the various Aboriginal languages that were the first one ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Hyde Park

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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