Ringing In The New Year January 2nd 2007 Happy new year everyone!
We've just arrived in Brisbane after detouring to Surfers Paradise where we rang in the new year. We stayed in a lovely campsite just outside the town which was a great spot, very commercial and touristy quite like your Majorca's of the world but it had real character and most importantly a fantastic beach.
One of the nicest things we did there was go to the bea ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Brisbane 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