Onwards and Upwards April 20th 2010 When we started our Oz odyssey the country was in the grip of a 10-year drought; dry rivers, water restrictions, empty dams. But the drought has broken in many of the worst hit areas.
On our way north through Victoria at the same time as last year, we could be in a different country. Fields, trees, hills and hedges flash past in various shades of green where last year all was a lifeless, list ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Forbes 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