Day 156 - Rockhampton to 1770 via Gladstone August 30th 2015 As we drove out of Rockhampton (on a new piece of causeway) we were confronted by yet another Brahman bull wishing us goodbye. There seemed to be bulls everywhere in Rocky; saying hello, goodbye, on buildings, everywhere!
We drove down the coast and left the Bruce Highway to enter Gladstone on a "new" road. This made it even trickier for Georgi to get her bearings, so we drove around the town o ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » 1770 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