Distances in Australia October 14th 2017 For those who have not yet travelled to Australia, it's a very big place! Close in size to Canada, we post a map to give readers some idea of the vastness of this continent. On the map, our air travel is shown by red dashes (arriving in Brisbane from Vancouver, then flying to Melbourne, and later, flying from Darwin to Perth). Ground travel is shown in black dashes.
At the bottom of the map, we ... read more
Oceania » Australia 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
We are Ferdy & Marion and live in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, one of our country's most desirable places to live. We’ve been married for more than 30 years, are “somewhat” retired and love to travel. Have a look at our blogs, you might like it!... full info