Day 2 - Bright January 28th 2009 This morning I decided that the campsite was good and the thought of a swim in the river was tempting so I decided to stay another night in Bright. The river water was cold (but not chilly) and I spent most of the day altenating between swimming in the river and lying on the grass in the shade of the riverbank trees.
For lunch I paid a visit to the Ice-Creamery - an establishment which had been ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Bright 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