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Enjoying the sunset at Mindil Beach  
   

Enjoying the sunset at Mindil Beach

Private space and peace at last (Darwin, NT, Australia)

October 28th 2009
(Day 572 on the road)I am in Australia, and I keep having to pinch myself to believe just how different this place is compared to Southeast Asia. A mere two hour flight southeast of Bali, it feels like a different world altogether. After travelling across Asia for the last year and a half, some things that I once considered normal and a part of everyday life in Europe suddenly seem odd and ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Darwin

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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