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.
Aboriginal art, Darwin, Australia
Crowded harbor, Cairns, Australia
A wild Cockatoo on Australia's Cape York Peninsula. These stunning birds prefer to eat seeds, tubers, corms, fruit, flowers and insects. They often feed in large flocks, particularly when ground-feeding. Cockatoos nest in tree hollows.
The beautiful countryside from the mountains fronting Cairns; that's the Pacific Ocean in the distance.
Commercial fishing is a significant business for Queensland, with some 15,000 tonnes of seafood harvested each year on the edges of the Great Barrier Reef.
There are over 200 different types of Moray Eels around the world, living in a number of different environments. This one is currently residing in a Australian marine aquarium.
A beautiful sunset off the northern edge of the Cape York Peninsula. Papua New Guinea is directly to the north.
The Whitsunday Islands are a collection of continental islands of various sizes off the central coast of Queensland, Australia. This is a rainy day shot approaching Hamilton Island.
The koala is a herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. The koala is found in coastal areas of the mainland's eastern and southern regions, inhabiting Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. It is popularly known as the koala bear because of its bear-like appearance.(Page 2) 1 | 2