Eastern Australia Photos
At the end of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, the Australian based rock group "Men at Work" sang their popular and patriotic signature song, "Down Under." One of the lyrics asks, "Do you come from a land down under?" Well, millions of travelers each year could easily answer, "No, but I've been to the land down under, and I loved it!"
Of all the travel destinations on Planet Earth, Australia remains one of the most attractive choices. Surely it offers a wide variety of things to do, sites to see and family attractions of all description, but in this land of dazzling scenery and big blue skies, it's the charming, friendly faces that make all the difference. Why not pay a visit.
A Didgeridoo player on the street in Darwin, Australia.
Are You Looking At Me? Often mistaken for an owl, the Tawny Frogmouth is found throughout the Australian mainland, Tasmania and southern New Guinea.
Cairns, Queensland, Australia, was founded in 1876. It developed into a railhead and major port for exporting sugar cane, gold and other metals, minerals and agricultural products from surrounding coastal areas. This is the city's harbor at sunset.
The swamp wallaby is found from the northernmost areas of Cape York in Queensland, down the entire east coast and around to south-western Victoria. It inhabits thick undergrowth in forests and woodlands.
This is a shot of a small school of fish in the Great Barrier Reef. Photo shot with a SPEEDO Waterproof Digital Camera.
Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia. Darwin has grown from a pioneer outpost and small port into one of Australia's most modern and multicultural cities. This is part of its skyline.
A small Norfolk Island Pine on the edge of Bondi Beach, Sydney.
The saltwater crocodile is a formidable, opportunistic, and adaptable predator capable of taking almost any animal that enters its territory. The population in Australia is estimated to be near 150,000.
The Whitsundays Islands are located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, on the tropical coast of Queensland, Australia. A visit to the Whitsundays is a feast of the senses, all surrounded by natural beauty and dotted with secluded beaches.(Page 1) 1 | 2
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