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Rainforest vines, Springbrook National Park, Queensland

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Rainforest is on display in abundance at Springbrook National Park, Queensland

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A: Cave Creek footbridge: downstream

door Hoylen Sue, 80 hier vandaan

Cave Creek footbridge: downstream

B: Natural Bridge: outside entrance

door Hoylen Sue, 120 hier vandaan

This is the entrance to the Natural Bridge. The stairs to the right goes into the cave where the wate...

Natural Bridge: outside entrance

C: Natural Bridge, Springbrook National Park, Queensland

door John Nayler, 130 hier vandaan

The stunning natural bridge includes a cavern where sunshine and water pour through a large hole in t...

Natural Bridge, Springbrook National Park, Queensland

D: Natural Bridge: viewpoint

door Hoylen Sue, 140 hier vandaan

Natural Bridge: viewpoint

E: Natural Bridge: downstream

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The water flowing into the Natural Bridge comes out and flows into a lush rainforest creek. This vant...

Natural Bridge: downstream

F: Natural Bridge: inside entrance

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Natural Bridge: inside entrance

G: Natural Bridge: inside

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Natural Bridge: inside

H: Natural Bridge: top

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Natural Bridge: top

I: Natural Bridge: inflow south

door Hoylen Sue, 170 hier vandaan

Water flows into the Natural Arch from the creek above it. This view point, from the south side of th...

Natural Bridge: inflow south

J: Natural Bridge: inlet north side

door Hoylen Sue, 180 hier vandaan

Cave creek flows from the top of Natural Arch, creating a waterfall inside the cave. This is where th...

Natural Bridge: inlet north side

Dit panorama is genomen in Australia

Dit is een overzicht van 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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