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The 'Ozzy' Peak Kosciuszko
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 3:05:00 PM
Reaching the summit of mainland Australia's tallest mountain is by far easier than reaching top peaks in other parts of the world, yet there is still a certain sense of achievement and opportunity ...   Full Story

Tablelands Offer a Volcanic Heritage Tour
Saturday, May 19, 2007 3:30:00 PM
"In the wet, IN THE WET, in the wet, IN THE WET, it gets about as wet as it can get..." That old Rolf Harris song kept rattling around in my mind as we drove through pouring rain on the Atherton Table ...   Full Story

Vietnam's Ancient Son
Thursday, May 17, 2007 3:15:00 PM
In a lush green valley in central Vietnam under the imposing glare of Cat's Tooth Mountain rests one of the most important archaeological sites of the ancient kingdom of Champa.   Full Story

Pollution Turning Taj Mahal Yellow
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 3:55:00 PM
NEW DELHI—Pollution is turning the Taj Mahal yellow, despite efforts by the Indian government to control air contamination around the poignant 17th century monument and keep it shimmering white, a par ...   Full Story

Fascinating Jewels of the Dodecanese
Monday, May 14, 2007 3:22:00 PM
When thinking of travelling to Greece, one immediately conjures up romantic images of pristine waters, smooth pebble beaches, deck chairs by the Aegean Sea and fresh fish and calamari served at a beac ...   Full Story

Blue Hawaii: Elvis Slept Here
Saturday, May 12, 2007 3:30:00 PM
If you invited the rels and best friends to your wedding in a derelict hotel that'd been abandoned for over a decade, they'd have good grounds for suggesting you'd lost it. But in Hawaii ...   Full Story

Aussie Hot Spots: Tasman National Park
Saturday, May 12, 2007 3:29:00 PM
Tasman National Park in south-east Tasmania is a place of incredible beauty and some of the best coastal walking in Australia. Dramatic dolerite "organ-pipe" rock formations rise 300m from the sea and ...   Full Story

Sir Henry´s Home Truly Was his Castle
Saturday, May 12, 2007 3:29:00 PM
Canadian businessman Sir Henry Pellatt firmly believed in every man's home being his castle, so when he and Lady Mary decided in 1912 on somewhere new to live, they had plans drawn up for just tha ...   Full Story

Northernmost Exposure
Saturday, May 05, 2007 3:30:00 PM
Given its location perched proudly atop Europe, it is not surprising that the far northern reaches of Norway are dominated by "northernmost" claims to fame.   Full Story

Dynamo´s Tunnel-Vision Secret of Dunkirk
Friday, May 04, 2007 3:05:00 PM
When Britain was faced with the urgency of rescuing nearly 340,000 allied forces trapped by the Germans at Dunkirk in 1940, it hastily called on one of its greatest strategists, Vice-Admiral Bertram R ...   Full Story

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