Australia. Leichgardt
By sending Sir Arthur Phillip and the first batch of convicts to explore Australia, the British government had little idea where these people were going. The only reliable information about…

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In the coral jungle
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…

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Sea in Sydney Print
It is hard to imagine that the vibrant capital of New South Wales, with its impressive harbor, the white sails of the Opera House and the graceful arch of Harbor…

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Country of Shooting Cops

First of all, I want to say that Australia, despite the fact that the basis of its pale-faced population is the descendants of exiled convicts, is also an uninteresting country. People are calm and funny.

Walking in the calm streets of Melbourne is very pleasant, especially in the quiet evening. Sometimes tourists pay attention to strange signs on lampposts, such as in Russia “Do not fit in – it will kill!” Only here is a man in a uniform cap pictured in profile representing the police, and then two more profiles follow, with different racial features, and, obviously, personifying people. The composition of the tablet resembles the image of Lenin, Marx and Engels on the labor banner. Signature under the profiles – “We work together!” This plate means that you are in the Neighboroughd watch area, i.e. in an area where neighbors watch each other to prevent crime. Continue reading

Crocodile lunch among eucalyptus trees
From Russia to Australia fly eighteen hours, with two transfers. This is if you choose a shortened route - through Tokyo. And if you get to the fifth continent via…

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In the country of antipodes (part 3)
A curious story of the origin of the name of the kangaroo, possibly mythical. James Cook, who "discovered" Australia a second time, wrote in his diary in 1770 about a…

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Sydney in full swing Olympic price race
Australian real estate agents joke that the Sydney luxury housing market is now as hot as the Olympic flame, which is supposed to light up the sky over this city…

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