Frenchman’s Rock – Australia

Frenchman’s Rock is located near Penneshaw Beach on Kangaroo Island in Australia. The rock marks the location where Nicolas Baudin found freshwater when navigating the North Coast of Kangaroo Island in 1803. Baudin released pigs into the wild to provide food for future explorers and a crew member carved details of the expedition into the…

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Split Point Lighthouse – Australia

The Split Point Lighthouse is located near town of Anglesea along the Great Ocean Road in Australia. The lighthouse was built in 1891 and overlooks Eagle Rock along the southern coast of Australia. The elevation of the Split Point Lighthouse is 66 meters but the height of the lighthouse itself is 34 meters. Prior to…

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Melbourne CBD – Australia

Melbourne, Australia is known for being Australia’s cultural capital and is one of the best cities in the world to view street art but the Melbourne CBD (central business district) has many other things to see other than its street art. Melbourne Architecture The architecture in the Melbourne Central Business District is a combination of…

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Arch and London Bridge – Australia

The Great Ocean Road in Australia is famous for the Twelve Apostles but there are more unusual rock formations that are just as interesting as the Twelve Apostles. Just 2.5 miles past the Twelve Apostles is a site known as the Loch Ard Gorge and the Razorback. My previous two posts on the Great Ocean…

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Hyde Park – Australia

Hyde Park located in Sydney is Australia’s oldest park and covers an area of almost 40 acres. It is split into two sections with Park Street dividing it into Hyde Park north and Hyde Park south. Hyde Park north’s most iconic elements is Archibald Fountain which is featured in my lead photo and the three…

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Rosenberg’s Goanna – Australia

There are 26 recognized species of goanna (known as monitor lizards to the rest of the world) in Australia. The Rosenberg’s Goanna is the only goanna on Kangaroo Island and the photos in this post were all taken on Kangaroo Island. This species was once common over large portions of southern Australia but they are…

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Little Sahara – Australia

Little Sahara sand dunes are an incredible white sand dune system that covers over two square kilometres on Kangaroo Island, Australia. The Little Sahara dunes are naturally occurring along the coast with the highest peaks reaching 70 meters above sea level. There is some vegetation growing in the sand which is good because it helps…

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Perth CBD – Australia

Perth, Australia is famous for being the world’s most isolated city as it is surrounded by the Australian outback on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other. The city’s isolation from the world doesn’t mean that it is being left behind by the times. Perth is a modern city with a population of…

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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens – Australia

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are located in Hobart, Australia. The gardens covers an area of almost 35 acres and are just a short walk from the central business district of Hobart. The gardens were created along the banks of the Derwent River in 1818 and was celebrating its bicentennial in 2018 during the time…

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Loch Ard Gorge and the Razorback – Australia

The Great Ocean Road in Australia is famous for the Twelve Apostles but there are more unusual rock formations that are just as interesting as the Twelve Apostles. Just 2.5 miles past the Twelve Apostles is a site known as the Loch Ard Gorge and the Razorback. These two formations can be seen from the…

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Yarra River – Australia

The Yarra River begins in Mt. Baw Baw northeast of Melbourne and flows for a distance of 242 Km (150 miles) where it empties into Port Phillip Bay just after passing through the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne. The focus of this post is on the portion of the river that pass through the…

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Sydney Harbour Bridge – Australia

The Harbour Bridge crosses the Sydney Harbour and connects Sydney’s central business district and the North Shore. The construction of the bridge took 1,400 men eight years to build and was completed in 1932. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is the sixth longest spanning arch bridge in the world and is the tallest steel arch bridge…

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