Captain Cooks Cottage
Captain Cook never actually set foot where the city of Melbourne now stands.
He did live in this cottage in England but it was shipped out to Australia as a gift to the Australian people.
The Conservatory was built in 1929 in a Spanish Mission style. During the year many different flora...
A view inside the conservatory in the Fitzroy Gardens.
This quite spot is close to Captain Cooks Cottage and can be found in one of the many gardens around ...
Parliament House in Melbourne, located at Spring Street in East Melbourne at the edge of the Melbourn...
It is within this building the Victorian government conducts business and makes the laws for the state.
From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birrarung_Marr,_Melbourne The Federation Bells on the middle terra...
Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories.
Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline.
Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day.
Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.