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Watsons Bay

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Watsons Bay is at the eastern end of Sydney Harbour, just below the harbour entrance. It is a just a 20 minute ferry ride from the city. Many visitors take that journey so that they can walk to the magnificant views across the harbour entrance at South Head and then have a sumptious meal at the famous Doyles restaurant. For those that want a low cost meal there is also a Doyles takeaway counter where you can get fish and chips at a reasonable price. Look out for the seagulls though as they want your lunch.

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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.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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