The coral sea, washing the northeast coast of Australia, got its name because of the abundance of coral reefs and islands. The Great Barrier Reef, stretching along the northeast coast of Australia for 2,000 kilometers, is the most unique coral formation in the world. The width of the reef in the northern part is on average two kilometers; to the south it increases, reaching 150 kilometers in places. The reef is separated from the mainland by a lagoon, the depth of which reaches 50 meters. The Great Barrier Reef is crossed by natural canals and ducts.
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About Australian cuisine, everyone strives to say some nasty things. “There is no kitchen in Australia!” – the most common option. “This is the same English, only with sand on its teeth,” – this version is also found, but less often. There is no kitchen, and thank God I tell you. Australian food is pleasing just in its simplicity – just like the Australians themselves. Nowhere have I eaten such delicate chops, such unobtrusively cooked vegetables and such sumptuous oysters. Fish, meat, vegetables and seafood, all in their pure form, not spoiled by the tedious processing that clogs the taste of food. Not without ridiculous specialties. Moreover, I hunted for them.
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Australia is a paradoxical place, full of strange and unlike things. To begin with, one of its youngest countries is located on one of the oldest existing continents in the world. Moreover, this is the only state that occupies a whole continent and “by land” does not border any other. Compared to Europe, Australia is the least populated part of the world, with 2.5 people per 1 square kilometer. On vast uninhabited territories the most ancient mammals, marsupials, almost unchanged over millions of years, live. Wild jungle encircles coastal areas, and penguins and seals splashing here from Antarctica splash around capes at the southern tip of the mainland …
Generally speaking, Australia’s paradox is “set” by its very location: after all, it seems to the inhabitants of Continue reading