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King's Canyon

A view down the valley - leading into a very scary hike down.
Heart-Attack Hill

February 14th 2014
Yes, that really is the name. So called because of the number of people who have suffered one while attempting to scale the astonishing gradient with over-confidence unbefitting of their aerobic capabilities. We were assured by our guide that only last week, a man had been airlifted to hospital. Sounds like fun. My part in the tale begins before we travelled out to the infamous tor however, and be ... read more
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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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Tot: 1.55s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 7; qc: 33; dbt: 0.0093s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb