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Lighthouse at Byron Bay  
   

Lighthouse at Byron Bay

Marks the most easterly point of mainland Australia
Queensland

December 10th 2011
In Brisbane, we had the double benefit of hospitable friends with cars and time off work. So we were chauffered around Queensland’s south-eastern corner, from lush green mountainside to sparkling bay, from the bright lights of Bris-Vegas (as it is sometimes called, for no discernable reason) to time-warp rural towns. Kris and Carley hosted us wonderfully for no less than 10 nights. Friends of M ... read more
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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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