Why did not Australia become a second America?
Over the years of its relatively short history, Australia has changed so much that today it is difficult to give a clear definition of the very concept of "Australian." The…

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Australia. Laperuz
Not far from Sydney on the coast, in the area of ​​Botany Bay, stands a high stone stele. It was erected in honor of the great French navigator Jean Francois…

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AUSTRALIA IS FAMOUS AND NOT VERY
A few hundred years ago, civilized humanity had never heard that somewhere far away in the southern hemisphere of the Earth, on the border of the Indian and Pacific Ocean,…

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Great Barrier Reef

Feed the shark, see with your own eyes the real coral jungle, huge turtles, sea crocodiles, squids, octopuses, rare bird nesting places – the Great Barrier Reef will provide this opportunity to everyone without difficulty. The Great Barrier Reef consists of three thousand reefs and nine hundred coastal islands, and is considered the largest natural object on the planet that created living organisms. Its area significantly exceeds the territory of England – a reef park with a total area of ​​almost 344.5 thousand km. sq. stretched along the Australian northeast coast for 2.5 thousand km. Basically, the park is located under water and, according to many researchers, ninety percent have not yet been studied. At the same time, it is 300 km from the south from mainland Australia, and 32 km from the north. Continue reading

BEST DIVING PLACES IN AUSTRALIA

Today, more and more people prefer to relax actively, rather than contemplatively. And the leader in this sense is sea recreation with scuba diving or diving. Every year, millions of tourists travel around the world in search of the most attractive places for this hobby. There are many of them on our planet, but one of them the most popular is Australia. For lovers of scuba diving there is where to turn around: picturesque lagoons with clear blue water, amazingly beautiful straits, but the most important thing is the Great Barrier Reef. Among divers, diving here is akin to conquering the Himalayas. However, far from all the islands of the Great Reef are open to widespread visits.

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Crocodile lunch among eucalyptus trees

The most popular with foreigners is the state of Queensland, in the north-east of the country. It is famous primarily for its Gold Coast and Great Barrier Reef. Every second tourist arriving in Australia comes there. On the Gold Coast, the traveler offers entertainment for every taste: a casino, scuba diving, horseback riding and light airplane walks over the ocean. And, of course, here is a real paradise for fans of surfing. But an entertainment enthusiast will also not be bored easier. Here, let’s say, the town of Cairns, where almost all tourists drop by. It is famous for its bars, discos and noisy theatrical performances.

However, it’s worth a little bit to move away from the places inhabited by people, as everything around is changing. Skyscrapers and six-lane highways give way to the rainforest, which, according to scientists, has Continue reading

The birth of the Melbourne bath
When guests of Melbourne are interested in the sights of the city, residents primarily call ... local baths. “Of course, these are not the famous Roman baths, where the fate…

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The friendliest city in the world - Sydney
Let me give you the latest information: according to a survey conducted by the American travel magazine Conde Nast Travel, Sydney was recognized as the best tourist destination in the…

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Australia: top view
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…

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Australia. Outback. Full Outback
Each state of Australia has its own unofficial name. Queensland, the fourth part of the country, is called "sunny state." A subtropical climate, many kilometers of beaches, the lights of…

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