Canberra - Mt Painter 1
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Canberra - Mt Painter 1

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View from the top of Mt Painter.

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A: National Arboretum Canberra - "Wide Brown Land"

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 2.1 km

These wormy, rusty-coloured twisted metal things sitting on a hill actually form the words Wide Brown...

National Arboretum Canberra - "Wide Brown Land"

B: Canberra - Canberra High Tennis Wall

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 2.2 km

Tennis wall at Canberra High in Macquarie. Years and years ago I used to come down here occasionally ...

Canberra - Canberra High Tennis Wall

C: National Arboretum Canberra - Himalayan Cedar BBQ Area

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 2.3 km

A BBQ area built in the midst of the Himalayan Cedar forest at the National Arboretum in Canberra.

National Arboretum Canberra - Himalayan Cedar BBQ Area

D: Eagle and nest sculpture on Dairy Farmers Hill

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 2.5 km

A metallic sculpture of an eagle and its nest on Dairy Farmers Hill, at the National Arboretum site i...

Eagle and nest sculpture on Dairy Farmers Hill

E: Dairy Farmers Hill Lookout

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 2.6 km

A view from the Dairy Farmers Hill Lookout. Can see lots of very young trees planted at the National ...

Dairy Farmers Hill Lookout

F: Black Mountain Telstra Tower

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 3.1 km

Top of Black Mountain, at the Telstra Tower.

Black Mountain Telstra Tower

G: Canberra - Black Mountain Tower on Harmony Day 2013

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 3.1 km

Black Mountain Tower (Telstra Tower) is lit up in orange on the night of Harmony Day 2013. Orange is ...

Canberra - Black Mountain Tower on Harmony Day 2013

H: Black Mountain Telstra Tower (Rear)

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 3.2 km

Black Mountain Telstra Tower, from the rear.

Black Mountain Telstra Tower (Rear)

I: Canberra - Weston Park 1

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 3.4 km

Twilight over Lake Burley Griffin, looking west from Weston Park, Yarralumla. Also in view are Black ...

Canberra - Weston Park 1

J: Canberra - Lake Ginninderra Foreshore

Par Unkle Kennykoala, A 3.5 km

This area of Lake Ginninderra has some restaurants, the Lighthouse pub, etc as well as a footbridge n...

Canberra - Lake Ginninderra Foreshore

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Ceci est un aperçu de Australia

There are no kangaroos in Austria.

We're talking about Australia, the world's smallest continent. That being cleared up, let's dive right in!

Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

The two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney is more for business, Melbourne for arts. But that's painting in very broad strokes. Take a whirl around the panoramas to see for yourself!

Text by Steve Smith.

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