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Owl at Alice Desert Park

Alice Springs

May 2nd 2013
Alice Springs is sprawled between the East and West McDonnell ranges and quite a spectacular setting with an approximate population of 28,000, 10% of which are the local Aboriginal people many of whom speak in their local dialect and not English and fascinating to hear. Coming from Rotorua where there is a high proportion of Maori, I have hardly ever heard the Maori language spoken on the streets ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Alice Springs

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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