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
Koalas are very similar to cute bears, and the name of the species to which these animals belong may suggest that they are relatives of clubfoot. Although in fact, this is completely wrong.
Australia is a unique island country spanning an entire continent. It separated from land, including Africa, South America and Australia itself, about 50 million years ago. Over the next 50 million years, this Green Continent, being completely isolated from other parts of the globe, remained in prehistoric prosperity. Charles Darwin, who visited the shores of Australia in 1836 on the Beagle, was extremely amazed to see there the oldest representatives of mammals, living witnesses to the evolution of species – Continue reading