Queensland......the final leg of an epic journey June 17th 2008 We crossed the border from NT to Queensland, knowing that this was the final border in an epic journey around the biggest country we have ever travelled. It was a moment of realization that it was soon all to end, and that brought some sadness. However, we were also aware that this was where we were going to have the most fun, and Queensland has promised a whole load of fun .
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Oceania » Australia » Queensland 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
My girlfriend, Carmen, and I are in Oz at present, on the start of our backpacking adventure. We are both nurses from the UK & spain, and have never done anything like this before. We have come with 2 backpacks, and no real plan in mind, except that we are going to drive around australia & NZ, then visit SE Asia, and return to England via S.America. The spanglish adventure begins!!!... full info