Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains, is about 85kms (about 52 miles) west of Sydney at an altitude of 950m (about 3,117ft). It is a major tourist attraction with its shear sandstone cliffs. The name Blue Mountains was given because of the blue haze when seen from the distance. This haze comes from sun reflecting on the minute particles of eucalyptus oil given off by the gum trees.
The Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary Art is dedicated to the presentation and interpretation of contemporary art with a sustained concentration on the medium of glass.
Walsh's Pyramid, Queensland, Australia. 922 meter mountain south of Cairns that has a definate pyramid shape, the scene of an annual foot race to the summit and back from the near by town of Gordenvale. Also a favourite with those quaint individuals that think ancient Egyptians travelled the world building pyramids and hiding them under mountains etc.
From Australia's Channel 7 drama series. The average house is where the parents and a couple of kids live. The 2 storey house next door is the Greek boy's place. The houses are used for external shots, the interior filming is all done in a studio.
The Great Exhibition, also known as the Crystal Palace Exhibition, was an international exhibition held in Hyde Park London, from 1 May to 15 October 1851. Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's consort, was an enthusiastic promoter of the exhibition. A special building, nicknamed The Crystal Palace, was designed by Joseph Paxton with a cast iron frame and glass panels. This massive glass house wa...
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