Monthly Archives: December 2012

Take a Seat on Mrs. Macquaries Chair!

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Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair is an exposed sandstone rock cut into the shape of a bench, on a peninsula in the Sydney Botanical Gardens, hand carved by convicts from sandstone in 1810 for Governor Macquarie’s wife Elizabeth.  The peninsula itself is named Mrs. …

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All Aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway!

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To reach the scenic treetop village of Kuranda in the rainforest of Far North Queensland, the preferred way of getting there is to hop aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway, which is one of the most scenic rail trips in all …

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How to Speak Australian 101

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It seems that no matter where in the world you are, everyone has something to say, and it is all done in a rich tapestry that encompasses so many languages.  One rather unique language is that of the great country …

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