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Anecdote The Story Behind Sydney’s ‘Eternity’ Graffiti

For over twenty five years, from 1930 to 1956, the people of Sydney woke up each day to a one-word sermonEternityhandwritten in yellow crayon on footpaths, train station platforms, and perimeter walls……

Culture Waterfalls on Uluru: A Rare Sight

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in central Australia, and one of the most recognizable natural landmarks of the country. The 348 meters-high sandstone formation lo……

Culture Gypsum Lakes or Birridas of Shark Bay

The most westerly point of the Australian continent, next to the Indian Ocean is called Shark Bay, an area of exceptional natural features and a World Heritage site. Scattered around Shark Bay, especi……

Culture Mitchell Falls in Australia

Mitchell Falls is a beautiful four-tiered waterfall located in the remote north of the Kimberley Region in Western Australia, about 2,140 kilometers northeast of Perth. It is located within Mitchell R……

Culture Karlu Karlu - The Devil's Marbles

Devils Marbles or Karlu Karlu, as they are known by the local Warumungu Aboriginals, are a collection of massive granite boulders strewn across a shallow valley, 100 kilometers south of Tennant Creek……

Culture Lake Amadeus, Australia

Lake Amadeus is a huge salt lake located the southwest corner of Australia's Northern Territory, about 50 km north of Uluru or Ayers Rock. Another, slightly smaller, Lake Neale is located adjacent to……

Culture Wineglass Bay in Australia

Located on Tasmanias Freycinet Peninsula, Wineglass Bay is one of the most photogenic beaches in Australia. This crescent-shaped beach of dazzling white sand and sapphire-coloured sea is considered am……

Culture Dinosaur Footprints at Gantheaume Point in Broome

At the southern end of Cable Beach, approximately 6 kilometers from the town of Broome in Western Australia is Gantheaume Point, a scenic area of red sandstone cliffs where one can observe footprints……

Culture The Tessellated Pavements of Tasmania

The narrow isthmus connecting the Tasman Peninsula to mainland Tasmania (in Australia) is covered with beautiful and rugged terrain and several unusual geological formations, among which is a peculiar……

Anecdote The “Lone Pine” Trees Growing Across Australia

Many war memorials across Australia have pine trees growing in their grounds. These trees are called Lone Pines, and their ancestry can be traced back to a single pine tree that stood where one of the……

Culture Magnetic Termite Mounds

In Australia's Northern Territory, inside the protected Litchfield National Park, near the township of Batchelor, about 100 kilometers southwest of Darwin, termites build peculiar mounds that are myst……

Culture Wolfe Creek Crater, Australia

Wolfe Creek Crater is a well-preserved meteorite impact crater located in the flat plains of the northeastern edge of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, some 150 km south of the town of Hall……

Culture Waterfalls on Uluru: A Rare Sight

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in central Australia, and one of the most recognizable natural landmarks of the country. The 348 meters-high sandstone formation lo……

Culture The Twelve Apostles, Australia

The Twelve Apostles is a collection of dramatic limestone stacks that rises up to 45 meters, 7 km off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, in Victoria, Australia. Located by the side of the i……

Culture Gypsum Lakes or Birridas of Shark Bay

The most westerly point of the Australian continent, next to the Indian Ocean is called Shark Bay, an area of exceptional natural features and a World Heritage site. Scattered around Shark Bay, especi……

Culture Wineglass Bay in Australia

Located on Tasmanias Freycinet Peninsula, Wineglass Bay is one of the most photogenic beaches in Australia. This crescent-shaped beach of dazzling white sand and sapphire-coloured sea is considered am……

Culture Dinosaur Footprints at Gantheaume Point in Broome

At the southern end of Cable Beach, approximately 6 kilometers from the town of Broome in Western Australia is Gantheaume Point, a scenic area of red sandstone cliffs where one can observe footprints……

Culture The Tessellated Pavements of Tasmania

The narrow isthmus connecting the Tasman Peninsula to mainland Tasmania (in Australia) is covered with beautiful and rugged terrain and several unusual geological formations, among which is a peculiar……

Culture Magnetic Termite Mounds

In Australia's Northern Territory, inside the protected Litchfield National Park, near the township of Batchelor, about 100 kilometers southwest of Darwin, termites build peculiar mounds that are myst……

Culture Wolfe Creek Crater, Australia

Wolfe Creek Crater is a well-preserved meteorite impact crater located in the flat plains of the northeastern edge of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, some 150 km south of the town of Hall……

Culture The Twelve Apostles, Australia

The Twelve Apostles is a collection of dramatic limestone stacks that rises up to 45 meters, 7 km off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, in Victoria, Australia. Located by the side of the i……

Culture Travelling Sand Dunes of Fraser Island

Fraser Island is located along the southern coast of Queensland, Australia, approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Brisbane. Stretching 120 kilometers in length and approximately 24 kilometers……

Culture Giant Pinks Slugs of Mount Kaputar

I have particularly strong distaste towards anything slimy, and these giant snails of Mount Kaputar, in northern New South Wales, Australia, are large enough to send shivers down my spine. Located i……

Culture Farming Algae in Hutt Lagoon, Western Australia

Hutt Lagoon is a salt water lake near the coast, just north of the mouth of the Hutt River, in Western Australia. The water of the lake is bring pink in color due to the presence of two types of algae……

Culture Bunda Cliffs in Australia: Is this the End of the World?

Located on the Great Australian Bight in Southern Australia, is the vast, featureless Nullarbor Plain - the worlds largest single piece of limestone, covering an area of 270,000 square km and extendin……