AUSTRALIA HOW TO PLAN A ROUTE AND WHAT TO SEE
How to plan a route. I want to express my opinion as a person who has been everywhere in Australia and has been living in it for more than 10…

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Quisland: from jelly fish to ram lizard
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…

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Australia North Tour
Australia is a country of antipodes and all kinds of oddities. It would seem that the state has a convenient name for the Northern Territory. It is logical to assume…

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shores of Australia

Death in Venice – Life in Australia

Unconventional sexual orientation today has ceased to be a cause for criminal prosecution. But it is still annoying the broad masses of people who are not familiar with Thomas Mann’s short story “Death in Venice” and who do not believe in Tchaikovsky’s homosexuality. For the most part, people, if they do not blame homosexuals aloud, at least show an unhealthy curiosity about them. It is easy to imagine, for example, the reaction of a sunbathing layman who saw young men kissing on the beach. Or hugging young ladies. At best, giggles.

Representatives of sexual minorities are quite annoyed by this attitude. And they are forced to think of places for recreation more or less underpopulated, so that, having arrived at the resort with a loved one, they will Continue reading

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

Fifth continent

In no prosperous country in the world can you find such a combination of welfare with untouched nature and limitless open spaces …

Today, Aeroflot refused to fly to Australia, citing economic reasons. However, the KLM Boeing 747 crammed full of passengers (including from Russia) suggests that the “economic reasons” for canceling flights are associated only with inept management at our airline.

The Amsterdam – Sydney route is the longest for KLM and the execution of it is entrusted to the best crews. We landed at Sydney International Airport in the afternoon and two hours later I flew on, to Continue reading

Australian cuisine
Australian cuisine is one of the most exotic and diverse in the world. Its possibilities range from meat pies and vegetarian sandwiches to kangaroo fillets with young beetroot shoots and…

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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 wines
The wine industry is the most dynamic industry in the Australian economy, and has undergone major changes over the past 40 years. If in the 50s the average Australian drank…

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To the Gold Coast
On the eve of departure from Sydney, we finally went to Taronga Zoo, the zoo there (an additional entertainment is to go there through the bay to the “ferry”: you…

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