English explorer of Australia. He led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, starting from both Sydney and later from Adelaide. His expeditions traced several of the westward-flowing rivers, establishing that they all merged into the Murray River. He was searching to determine if there was an "inland sea".
Christmas in Adelaide: Wine, Bratwurst and Basketball December 26th 2009 So I finally left Brisbane and flew to Adelaide, the third and fifth largest cities of Australia respectively. The weekend I left it rained a fair bit in Brisbane - a rare occurrence when I was there - in fact Tracy told me that it never really let up for about two weeks. Brisbane was now in the dreaded 'awful season', basically nearly 100 percent humidity; a sweaty back as soon as you left th ... read more
Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Adelaide 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
I started this travel blog, firstly to avoid sending out over-long group emails updating everybody on my travels. You know, the ones where you feel slightly snubbed by the impersonal nature of, “Hey, everybody! (but to no one in particular)”. I thought a blog would be fun way to update folks, avoid a dreaded travel diary and would hopefully combine second-rate-misanthropic travel journalism with exquisitely amateur photographs. Et Voila!
Soon after I hit the road, however, I procrastinated and struggled to write things-up as esteemed travel-writer Pau... full info