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Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World


Bicenterary of the Crossing of the Blue Mountains (Sydney, Australia)

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 04:10 PM PDT

Two hundred years ago a small troop of men led by Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth stood joyously surveying this scene of wide open plains from Mount York, west of Sydney, having found a passage through the Blue Mountains. This land ensured the survival of the fledging Australian colony with excellent farmlands and forests. Several had tried before but several key elements to their approach saw...

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