Australia - Sydney & the West Coast November 16th 2006 Quarantine in Australia is a little stricter than most countries, they took Laura's shoes away to be fumigated and not a moment too soon in Phil's opinion. Our friend Ross was waiting for us and ferried us to their new home in Putney that he and his wife Lyndal had just moved into.
We spent a few days with Ross and Lyndal and while they were at work we were out and about exploring Sydney. We c ... read more
Oceania » Australia 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