Welcome to wombat country ... November 16th 2007 Hola chicos!
Have been spending the last week and a half weed-mapping in Kinglake National Park, north of Melbourne. Sounds like a glamorous job doesn't it? How about the falling down waterfalls butt-first, dodging tiger snakes and wombats (very large and hairy, by the way) and flicking off the odd blood-sucking leech. Other than all that it's a great job, but when I get back to the depot I' ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne 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