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The Blue Mountains  

The Blue Mountains

G'day from (near) The Gabba

November 22nd 2006
'Who's running these airwaves, mate - me or you?' They say long-distance international travel blurs the distinctions between places, but there was no doubt that we'd arrived in Australia from the moment we stepped into the minibus at the airport - and into the middle of a massive radio row between a harrassed taxi controller and an equally harrassed driver that had us in stitches (eg 'You took the ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Brisbane

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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