Australia

Australia (23)

Australia is a country, and continent, surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its major cities – Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide – are coastal, but its capital, Canberra, is inland and nicknamed the "Bush Capital." The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, Great Barrier Reef, the vast Outback (interior desert wilderness) and unique animal species including kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses.

Capital: Canberra
Population: 23.13 million (2013) World Bank
Currency: Australian dollar
Travel Cola
K2_FriPMUTCE_July+0000RJulPMUTC_1C4
Published in Attractions

Melk Abbey is a Benedictine abbey above the town of Melk, Lower Austria, Austria, on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Danube river, adjoining the Wachau valley

Travel Cola
K2_SunPMUTCE_June+0000RJunPMUTC_1C4
Published in Sightseeing

Flinders Island is an island in Bass Strait. It is 54 kilometres from Cape Portland, the north-eastern tip of Tasmania, Australia and is the largest island in the Furneaux Group. It is located on 40° south, a place known as the Roaring Forties.

Travel Cola
K2_SunPMUTCE_June+0000RJunPMUTC_1C4
Published in Sightseeing

The Derwent Valley Council is a local government area of Tasmania, Australia. It covers the upper part of the Derwent River, from the major town of New Norfolk to the remote south-west Hydro town of Strathgordon.

Travel Cola
K2_FriPMUTCE_June+0000RJunPMUTC_1C4
Published in Sightseeing

The Snowy Mountains, known informally as "The Snowies", is an IBRA subregion and the highest mountain range on the island country/continent of Australia.

Travel Cola
K2_FriPMUTCE_June+0000RJunPMUTC_1C4
Published in Sightseeing

Lord Howe Island is a tiny Australian island in the Tasman Sea east of Port Macquarie. It's characterised by sandy beaches, subtropical forests and clear waters. In the south, a trail winds up soaring Mount Gower, with sweeping views.

Travel Cola
K2_FriPMUTCE_June+0000RJunPMUTC_1C4
Published in Sightseeing

Illawarra is a region in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is a coastal region situated immediately south of Sydney and north of the Shoalhaven or South Coast region.

Travel Cola
K2_WedAMUTCE_June+0000RJunAMUTC_1C4
Published in Sightseeing

The Blue Mountains is a rugged region west of Sydney in Australia’s New South Wales. Known for dramatic scenery, it encompasses steep cliffs, eucalyptus forests, waterfalls and villages dotted with guesthouses, galleries and gardens.

Travel Cola
K2_SatAMUTCE_June+0000RJunAMUTC_1C4
Published in Attractions

Brisbane, capital of Queensland, is a big, modern city set on the Brisbane River. Clustered in its South Bank cultural precinct are institutions including Queensland Museum and Sciencentre, with noted interactive exhibitions, and Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, among Australia's major contemporary art museums. Looming over the city is Mt. Coot-tha, site of sprawling Brisbane Botanic Gardens, with panoramic views from its summit.

Travel Cola
K2_SatAMUTCE_June+0000RJunAMUTC_1C4
Published in Sightseeing

The 74 Whitsunday Islands lie between the northeast coast of Queensland, Australia, and the Great Barrier Reef, a massive stretch of coral teeming with marine life. Most of the islands are uninhabited, characterised by dense rainforest, hiking trails and wide beaches. Skipper-yourself “bareboat” sailing is popular for island-hopping, since there are few other means of transportation.

Travel Cola
K2_SatAMUTCE_June+0000RJunAMUTC_1C4
Published in Sightseeing

Tropical North Queensland is the northern part of Queensland, Australia, an area from about the city of Mackay north to the tip of Cape York. The tropical region of Queensland covers 54% of the state's area some 934,600 square kilometres (360,900 sq mi), and includes the whole area above the latitude 23.5 degrees south, taking in an area from Rockhampton north. However, what is generally accepted as Tropical "North" Queensland includes the cities of Mackay, Townsville and Cairns and the Australian islands of the Torres Strait. It also includes several world heritage listed areas, such as the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics.

Page 1 of 2

Categories

Calendar

« April 2018 »
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

Latest Places

  • Sacred Valley
    Sacred Valley The Sacred Valley is a region in Peru's Andean highlands. Along with the nearby town…
    Read 48 times Read more...
  • Paracas
    Paracas Paracas is a town on Peru's west coast. It's known for beaches, like El Chaco,…
    Read 41 times Read more...
  • Iquitos
    Iquitos Iquitos is a Peruvian port city and gateway to the jungle lodges and tribal villages…
    Read 44 times Read more...

Comments

Visitors Counter

Today965
Yesterday1228
This_Week2193
This_Month16366
All_Days1628439
Online Users 0
Guests 47

Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive news, updates, free stuff and new releases by email...

Login / Register