Hillary's Harbour, Perth
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Hillary's Harbour, Perth

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A: Sorento Out

di John Colebrook, 370 metri di distanza

Sorento Out

B: Play Equipment @ Mullaloo Beach

di aaronv2, 4.5 km di distanza

Mullaloo is named after an Aboriginal word, believed to mean "place of the rat kangaroo". It was firs...

Play Equipment @ Mullaloo Beach

C: Trigg Point Beach

di Tomasz Makarewicz, 5.6 km di distanza

Trigg Point Beach

D: Trigg Point Beach

di Tomasz Makarewicz, 5.7 km di distanza

Trigg Point Beach

E: Jill's Kitchen

di aaronv2, 6.8 km di distanza

I went to Jill's house to say goodbye to Sallie who was leaving for Sydney. I have spent alot of good...

Jill's Kitchen

F: Scarborough Beach

di John Colebrook, 7.6 km di distanza

Scarborough Beach

G: Edith Cowan University Lakeside

di aaronv2, 8.6 km di distanza

To save time students have made a trail along the side of the lake to cut through the campus. I decid...

Edith Cowan University Lakeside

H: West Coast College Quiet Corner

di aaronv2, 9.2 km di distanza

Hidden right over near the corner of the gardens next to the lake there is a park bench. It seemed re...

West Coast College Quiet Corner

I: West Coast College Grassy Patch

di aaronv2, 9.2 km di distanza

These gardens are made for the students on campus to relax in when they have lunch or study etc. So I...

West Coast College Grassy Patch

J: West Coast College Jetty

di aaronv2, 9.2 km di distanza

This image was taken on the jetty walk way to the TAFE college in Joondalup.

West Coast College Jetty

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Australia

Questa è una vista generale di 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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