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Learning to speak Australian 101....

September 24th 2008
For two commonwealth countries, it's freakishly weird how different Australia and Canada are in the language department. We are speaking the same language aren't we??? Straight off the plane I was immersed into an entirely new vocabulary. A simple no, becomes nawah. Eighteen becomes ahdeen. Then there are all the little Aussie-isms....heaps, I reckon, cheers, nawah worries, good on ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Brisbane

Australian Flag 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
5th June 2011

Wow, love this photo!
Very nice shot.

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