Author: enet_gre

A small Australian farmhouse became an international icon after appearing on a Midnight Oil album cover. Normally the squat, remote little farmhouse in the town of Burra in South Australia, known simply as the Burra Homestead, would have fallen down long ago to the notice...

The largest collection of medicinal plants in Australia is also home to a witch who will show you how to use them. Journey through the green hills and cold, clear streams of the Mitta Valley long enough, and you'll come across a tranquil haven with...

Melbourne's Favourite Bronze Dog. In 1992, Sculptor Pamela Irving's latest work, "Larry La Trobe," was unveiled in Melbourne's city center. The cheery, inquisitive looking Larry was an immediate hit with the public, but in August 1995 he was stolen - despite being anchored to the...

Microscopic fossils suggest Australia may be the birthplace of sulphur based life forms. Did life on Earth originate in Australia? It is possible, given the finding in 2011 of what may be the Earth's oldest fossils, discovered in Western Australia. If you're willing to head to...

More than 100 colorful residents stand post in this seaside Australian city. What do you do with a pile of old wharf timbers? If you're a commissioner in the Australian city of Geelong on the Corio Bay, you enlist the help of a local artist...

Legend says entire herds of cattle have disappeared within this boulder strewn landscape. This mountain is blanketed by a sprawling jumble of granite boulders. Blue green algae and oxidized minerals give the rocks a grayish black colour, transforming the mountain into an almost unearthly dark...

People can't get enough of these adorable Japanese photo booths. You'll find a slice of Japan tucked into the second floor of an old mall in Hay market. It's lined with dozens of coin operated amusements including claw machines, gachapon (capsule toy) machines, and a...