Standing at the top of Chicken Gate Rock on Mount Tibrogargan. This is where many will turn back and head back to their cars. The climb is easy until this part of the mountain, from here up it is a mix of rock climbing with good holds and clambering using all 4 limbs. From here you can see the highest mountain in the Glass house mountain range, Mount Beerwah, just to the right of Beerwah is Mount Coonowrin. Mount Coonowrin is the most difficult to summit on the range and climbing has been banned on it since 1999 due to concerns about the stability of the rock.
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.