Australia

To the Coast

To the Coast

  It's only 19km (12 miles) down the river from Perth to the capital's Indian Ocean port, Fremantle — an enjoyable outing on one of the cruise boats...

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City Sights

Few will get a chance to enjoy a spaceman's perspective, but II" the view over Perth from King's Park is a good compromise for sizing up the city...

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

When it comes to elbow room, the state of Western Australia has no competition. It's bigger than Texas and Alaska combined and more than ten times the area...

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The Yulara Development

The Yulara Development

  To cope with hundreds of thousands of visitors each year at Ayers Rock. a comprehensive resort has been built. It could have been a disastrous blot on...

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Uluru (Ayers Rock)

As the sun begins to sink beyond the rim of the desert, the crowds with their cameras gather by car and bus along Sun-set Strip', the tongue-in-cheek name...

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Kakadu’s Rock

Kakadu Rock Art At as many as live thousand different places in the park — most notably at Nourlangie and Ubirr rocks — ancient Australians left works of...

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The New Darwin

The New Darwin

  The New Darwin For the feel of modem Darwin, drift over to the Smith Street Mall. a pedestrian-only shopping area in the heart of the restored city....

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NORTHERN TERRITORY

On the surface, the Northern Territory might seem an unpromising tourist destination. Its deserts, torrid tablelands and rainforests look immensely uninviting, and the region is especially discouraging when...

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The Tropical Coast

The coast of mainland Queensland that is parallel to the Barrier Reef terminates in the north with Cape York Penin-sula, one of Australia's wildest and least populated areas....

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