Safe and sound in Melbourne November 15th 2009 The Christmas lights have been switched on here and it feels very strange to be seeing Santas and Christmas trees whilst walking to the beach to sunbathe.
I flew from Brisbane to Alice Spring last week which was the starting point of my 3 day trip to Ayers rock (known as Uluru). When I arrived in Alice Spring the temperature was 38 degrees! I arrived at my hostel. This was easily the worst accom ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne » St Kilda 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