Riding the Reunion Express - TB Sydney October 23rd 2013 I was in for more of a ride that weekend than I realised. After staying with my sister and her family for a few days in the laid back town of Umina, central NSW, I was on the express train to Hornsby, or renamed for the duration of that weekend as 'TB Central'. In a sense I was travelling back in time, back to that corner of a noisy intersection in KL where I had farewelled the wonderful D ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney 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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