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Koala Paradise

The Blue Mountains are so called because of the bluish haze given off by the thousands of eucalyptus trees lining the valleys. Must be koala heaven down there!
A Hazy Shade of Blue

June 25th 2009
At the tail end of yesterday, I was starting to come down with a cold and was dreading the fact that I might have swine flu - not because I'm scared of the virus but more the fact that I might not be allowed back into New Zealand! By this morning I was confident it was only a bad head cold but it really couldn't have come at a worse time as today we were heading off to the Blue Mountains. I made s ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Blue Mountains

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
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