When it comes to Australia, a number of associations pop up in my head: kangaroos, koalas, huge spiders …. But not everyone knows that Australia is not only an amazing world of fauna, but also amazing landscapes, natural landscapes, and magnificent architectural structures.
Traveling in Australia, in most cases, is best to start with Sydney – the largest and oldest city in the country. It is certainly worth seeing firsthand the most “postcard” building – the Sydney Opera House, which is a symbol of modern Australian architecture and a symbol of the city as a whole. Externally, the structure resembles several sails closely adjacent to each other, which looks pretty organic, given that it stands right in Sydney harbor. It, by the way, is considered an independent attraction. The opera Continue reading
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 Gallo de Laperouse. But what is the connection between him and Australia? The fact is that after Laperouse sailed from these shores in January 1788, no one else saw him alive. The brave French captain disappeared forever, although further, frankly, not very active searches and gave some information about what could happen to him.
The first European researchers found in Australia neither silver, nor gold, nor spices, nor other useful things. At first glance, this southern land in the Pacific turned out to be completely useless. James Cook, Continue reading
What is Queensland? One of the five states of Australia with a subtropical climate, many kilometers of beaches, the lights of luxury hotels, the noise of the ocean tide and the opportunity to immerse yourself in the brightest exotic.
Do not break corals
The Great Barrier Reef – one of the main wonders on Earth – extends from Papua New Guinea to the South Tropic. A chain of coral reefs stretches for two thousand kilometers, most of which are under water, but some appear on the surface at low tide.
First you need to get to Port Douglas – a pretty place with a spacious pier, where yachts creak with gear and Continue reading