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Photos of Roma, Injune, St George, And Other Towns
Photos of Roma, Queensland, And Surrounding Towns

Aboriginal Australia

Frog and Toad's Aboriginal Australia

Frog and Toad's Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal Languages

Aboriginal Languages


Places To Stay

Accommodation Line - Discount Hotel Reservation


Reviews

101 Reykjavik -- Life In Iceland
101 Reykjavik -- Life In Iceland Mum -- CD Review of Finally We Are No One
Mum -- Finally We Are No One




CROWDED WORLD - destination australia
WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA, THE AMAZING LAND DOWNUNDER! This is your guide to this incredible 8 million square kilometers of low-lying arid land and eucalyptus trees otherwise known as Terra Australis, the Great Southern Land! This is the only continent on Earth inhabited by one race, under one government, speaking one language. But this is also a nation torn by contradictions, haunted by the disappearance of its Aboriginal predecessors, and struggling to find its place in the outside world. A place of stupendous spiritual beauty, but also somewhat soulless, empty. Sometimes, especially when touring the Outback, you feel that the country has in fact died, and you are merely visiting a great gravesite, an empty silent windswept ruin. But there is so much more to Australia than that! In this website -- this UNCLONED WORLD website -- I want to introduce you to the real Australia, the Australia I was born into and experienced as a native for the first 27 years of my life -- before the unresolved contradictions of the land finally forced me to leave. Of course, the real "essence of Australia" could never be put into words, for geographical essences are always wordless. But in this travel guide I want to present the reader with information and a perspective you will not get elsewhere, and I want to highlight attractions not usually on the tourist track.

Australia has become popular with tourists and travellers in recent years because of its outstanding and uncorrupted natural attractions. The enormous sense of scale in Australia has to be experienced to be believed -- this is a country where people often travel 100 miles to get to their local supermarket, and farmers use aircraft to patrol their properties. Australia is also one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world, with a large portion of its species found nowhere else in the world. Strange, prehistoric plants and animals abound, and the air is filled with the riotous colors of dusty parrots. In this guide I want to introduce you to some of the quirkier, off-the-beaten-track places of interest in this enormous country, and highlight some of the quirkier aspects of its history and culture. Australia is a strange place, and its strangeness deserves to be recognised and celebrated. Australia is also endowed with such a sense of, well, Australianness that if you open yourself to it, it will soak into you and pervade your being if you visit there. You just have to be open enough to experience it. Through this humble website, I hope to help you open you a little a bit, to experience the real Australia, the Australia you will never find in a standard travel guide...

Let me introduce then, to the real Australia!