Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! February 14th 2020 After Cairns, it was back to Sydney. The flight from Cairns left us with half a day, so we decided to explore The Rocks.
The Rocks is the area of Sydney that was originally inhabited by aboriginals then by convicts, and for many decades it was a favorite haunt of criminals, prostitutes, and sailors. It is named for the sandstone on which the buildings are built. More recently, it has undergone ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Sydney Harbour 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