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The University of Queensland: Jacarandas

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In the University of Queensland campus there is a row of old jacaranda trees. In November their purple flowers bloom as the students sit for their final exams: a time known as the "jacaranda blues."

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A: Bikes under Jacarandas at UQ

door Hoylen Sue, 50 hier vandaan

The bright purple flowers of the Jacaranda trees cover the sky and the ground. Cycling is a popular m...

Bikes under Jacarandas at UQ

B: University of Queensland Bus Station

door Paul Mears, 100 hier vandaan

The Jacarandas in bloom at UQ Bus Station

University of Queensland Bus Station

C: The University of Queensland: lake

door Hoylen Sue, 130 hier vandaan

The University of Queensland: lake

D: The University of Queensland: lake

door Hoylen Sue, 160 hier vandaan

The University of Queensland lake. The jacaranda trees are in bloom. Their purple flowers signal the ...

The University of Queensland: lake

E: Physics Museum at The University of Queensland

door Hoylen Sue, 470 hier vandaan

The University of Queensland Physics Museum contains an interesting collection of instruments and art...

Physics Museum at The University of Queensland

F: Shell and Felix

door brian moore, 2.0 hier vandaan

Shelley @ 8 months Felix @ nearly 3 years

Shell and Felix

G: Raw Convergence 2008 Setup

door Paul Mears, 2.2 hier vandaan

Raw Convergence 2008 Setup

H: South Bank Arbour

door Hoylen Sue, 2.4 hier vandaan

The Arbour is a 1km walk through The Parklands. It is covered with bougainvillea plants. Their beauti...

South Bank Arbour

I: Speech night for the boys

door John Nayler, 2.5 hier vandaan

Why else would you dress like this on a Friday night

Speech night for the boys

J: The Deck, P Block, Queensland University of Technology

door John Nayler, 2.5 hier vandaan

A variety of views is a feature of the carefully positioned deck at the new P Block, Queensland Unive...

The Deck, P Block, Queensland University of Technology

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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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