Where have all the people gone?! January 7th 2004 Canberra is a purpose built capital, and it is apparent in the atmosphere of the city. The endless stream of government buildings and national headquarters make it feel like one giant industrial estate. The sheer amount of land Canberra occupies in relation to the number of people who live there (many who work there can't face living there and are located in Sydney) causes the place to be incre ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Australian Capital Territory » Canberra 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
NOV 2003 - I spent my entire life living in the sleepy little village of Hempstead in North Norfolk, England. At the age of 18 - never having been abroad I decided that now was the time to see the world!! Hopefully it wants to see me.
JUNE 2004 - After 7 months of travelling I again touched on home turf. For anyone out there interested in travelling for the first time - do it. You will never regret it. Sadly, due to studies my travels will be limited for the next three years, but then I've a whole backyard to explore I never knew was there...
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