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The trees of Norfolk Island at Puppy's Point  

The trees of Norfolk Island at Puppy's Point

A Splendid Isolation

August 22nd 2011
Appearing as an emerald speck on the vast sapphire waters between Australia and New Zealand, Norfolk Island is largely unknown to the outside world. Originally visited by Polynesians as early as 1150, the Island’s most famous inhabitants are the Pitcairners (descendants of the Bounty mutineers from their 1789 escapade) who relocated here in 1856. Nowadays Norfolk Island is said to be a travel ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Norfolk Island

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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7th November 2012

Hi Shane
Hi Shane, How's it going, memo to self, must goto Norfolk Island. All the best and safe travels. Kangaroojack
7th November 2012

Norfolk - a beautiful island
Thanks for the comment! You will love Norfolk, a very relaxing place and it is far easier to drive around the island than driving around Australia!

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