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Silent Retro Sunday: Luna Park seen from Sydney Harbour, 2001

Luna Park seen from Sydney Harbour, 2001

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Silent Sunday: Old Parliament House in Canberra

Old Parliament House Canberra

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Silent Sunday: Sunset at Seal Rock, Phillip Island

Sunset over Seal Rock, off shore from The Nobbies, Phillip Island, Victoria in Australia

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Blue Mountains

I love the Blue Mountains. It’s the first place I ever saw kangaroos in the wild. And no matter how many Aussies might consider these marsupials a pest, I think they’re absolutely beautiful and one of the features that make Australia special. Just a short distance from busy metropolitan Sydney, the Blue Mountains is a […]

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Kids and animals in Australia

Travelling with children in Australia is very easy and an absolute joy. One of the highlights for my daughters has been the opportunity to get up close with the local fauna, both with farm animals and with wildlife so different from what we have in Europe. Leaving the more alarming ones aside for now, here […]

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Cape Byron Lighthouse

To me, nothing says Byron Bay quite so much as the Cape Byron Lighthouse. It shines a mighty powerful light and it’s a beautiful lighthouse.

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Norfolk Island convict settlement: the most haunting place in the Pacific

Norfolk Island was once Britain’s worst convict colony. So bad was it, convicts sought execution as relief from suffering.

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