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National Arboretum Canberra - Himalayan Cedar BBQ Area

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

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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.

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