Quinn historical tour or How far to get to school? January 3rd 2006 During our visit to Mt Bryan we were treated to a historical tour of the area by Jim Quinn (Dan's Grandfather). This entry shares what we found out.
The Quinn family migrated to Australia from Ireland in 1853 and have resided in South Australia ever since. The family homes have been around Mt Bryan, progressively moving in a clockwise direction around the mountain.
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Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Mt Bryan 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
We are a family who use our Sundays to discover, explore and enjoy the serenity of the world around us while getting some exercise.
We live in Semaphore, a beach-side suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Although Adelaide and it's suburbs are quite flat, there is a range of hills that run North-South that provide for many interesting walks.
Here are some quotes that say some of what it means to us to go out bush walking.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
- John Muir
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