March 2009


Earlystreet Historical Village: 75 Mcllwraith Ave, Norman Park. Examples of early Queensland buildings, including an old store, a pub, a county cottage and an elegant colonial house, all displayed in an attractive garden setting.
Photo courtesy: dkimages


North Stradbroke Island: Largest of the Moreton Bay island (37km by 11km) and noted for its beautiful surfing beaches and many natural attractions. It has a resident population of about 3,000 and very good holiday facilities. Accessible by light aircraft and vehicular ferry from Cleverland.
Photo courtesy: queensland-australia


Flinders Ranges: Spectacular mountains which begin about 250km north of Adelaide and stretch for about 400km into the Outback. Noted their rich colors, majestic peaks, wilderness areas, prolific wildlife, historic ruins and Aboriginal rock paintings. Short and extended tours are available from Adelaide.
Photo courtesy: worldnomads


Cleland Conservation Park is located at Mt. Lofty, 19km south-east of Adelaide. Includes walk-through aviaries, lakes and areas where animals roam free.
Photo courtesy: farm4 static flickr


Migration Museum is sited in Kintore Avenue. Exhibits trace the story of the diverse races who have settled in South Australia from 1836 to the present time. Housed in a beautifully restored old building. Open from 10am to 5pm weekdays, 1pm to 5pm weekends and public holidays.

Photo Courtesy: lancasterdecoration


Himeji Garden is a nice place where it is situated in corner South Terrace and Glen Osmond Rd. This traditional Japanese garden, complete with temple gate, lanterns, bridge and lake was established to symbolize the friendship between Adelaide and the Himeji region of Japan.

Photo courtesy: static panoramio


Port Arthur. About 100km SE Hobart. The side of the colony’s main penal settlement between 1830 and 1877. The side covers several hectares and many buildings have been carefully preserved to show the life of the era. Museum, audioivisual displays, guided tours including mysterious after dark “ghost” tour by lampsight.
Photo courtesy: brickpointcottage

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