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Australian Driving

04.23.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Australia has a vast network of well- maintained roads and some of the most beautiful touring routes in the world. Travel through sleepy seaside towns and lush hinterland. You will find car rental companies at major airports, central city locations, suburbs and resorts so its easy to hire a car, four wheel drive or caravan ...

Great Barrier Reef Facts

04.15.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Coral reefs are the oldest and most primitive forms of life and are over 500 million years old. At 2,000 km from Bundaberg to the tip of Cape York and an area of approximately 350,000 sq km, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef system in the world. Between the outer edges ...

Northern and Outback Queensland

04.15.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Northern Queensland was first visited by Europeans when Captain Cook was forced to berth his damaged ship, the Endeavor, on the coast. The area remained a mystery for almost another 100 years, however until other intrepid Europeans ventured north. These expeditions were perilous and explorers were faced with harsh conditions and hostile Aboriginal tribes. In ...

Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley

04.15.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Fortitude Valley gets is name from the 19th century ship, the SS Fortitude. Today it is one of Brisbanes most popular destinations but not that long ago it was know for its gambling dens, brothels and unpleasant characters. Now it is home to newly renovated Queenslander style houses, brand new high-rise apartment blocks, and ...

The Five Things You Must Do When Visiting Brisbane

04.14.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Mount Coot-tha Lookout: Mt Coot-tha is only a short drive out of the city. Once there you can get a great view the entire city of Brisbane, from the top. This view is absolutely breathtaking during the night time . Once there you can enjoy a restaurant, bar, caf and gift shop ...