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]
Date: May 4th 2012
Thanks for the memories, Australia.
Hi everyone! Just two nights left in Sydney now and then I'm jetting off to Auckland! I've had an amazing time in Australia, covered most of the East coast and met some brilliant people. The tour with TopDeck was awesome, I'd recommend it to anyone (2 week 'Island Suntanner' tour in reverse Cairns-Sydney). Highl ... read more