Sydney ; from convicts to a metropolis

        Sydney ; from convicts to a metropolis. A brief history of Sydney   Upon reaching Australia , Lieutenant Ralph Clark, wrote in 1788: 'This is the poorest country in the world…overrun with large trees, not one acre of clear ground to be seen.'   But prior to the arrival of the British there were […]

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The Blue Mountains-New South Wales pride

The Blue Mountains-New South Wales pride   When the first Europeans arrived in Australia, the Blue Mountains had already been inhabited for several millennia by the Gundungurra people. The Gundangara are a clan of Indigenous Australians in south-eastern New South Wales, Australia. The Gandangara lived in the south-east region of New South Wales from the […]

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Vivid Sydney 2015 – See Sydney Come to Life! by Beatrix Tanuwidjaja

Vivid Sydney at the Sky Terrace Let your inner child come out to play. This perhaps should be the tagline of Vivid Sydney, an annual festival of light, music and ideas. Vivid Sydney events are divided into precincts, mainly around the city area and include popular suburbs such as Chatswood, The Rocks, Pyrmont and The […]

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Sydney’s landmarks

Sydney The History of Sydney begins in prehistoric times with the occupation of the district by Australian Aborigines, whose ancestors came to Australia between 15,000 and 45,000 years ago. The modern history of the city began with the arrival of a First Fleet of British ships in 1788 and the foundation of a penal colony […]

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