Wivenhoe Dam provide a safe water supply to Brisbane and adjacent Local Authorities.
The dam has been built across the Brisbane River about 80 kilometres by road from the centre of Brisbane. The dam is also designed to prevent flooding of the capital city of Queensland.
Fort Lytton , Brisbane , Australia . In the 1870's Brisbane lived in fear of attack from the Russians , so Fort Lytton was built at the mouth of the Brisbane River . Why was Brisbane living in fear of Russian attack , who knows , but the Fort gave Lytton a bit of status which helped the township grow .
Shalimar Gardens were built by Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan. Its green stucture, fountains and storeys are famous worldwide. Lahore is also said to be "The City of Gardens". Visit my website at http://ajmalbeig.addr.com
Mt.Cootha Lookout Brisbane , Australia . The lookout gives you pretty good views across Brisbane . Became a Public Recreation Reserve in 1880 , In 1918 a kiosk was built , it's still there today but in a much changed form .
A permanent installation at Mount Annan Botanic Garden is a maze quiz designed to exercise your brain as well as your legs. The maze was launched in 2002 by Graham West, Member for Campbelltown, with a traditional Aboriginal welcome being given by Mount Annan Botanic Garden's Knowledge Holders, Fran Bodkin and Gavin Andrews.
Forbidden Gardens, in Katy, Texas,
is a fascinating outdoor museum
replicating some of China's major
historic scenes. Guided tours take
you back to the third century BC to
view the first Emperor's amazing
6,000 piece terra-cotta army
replicated in 1/3 scale. The tour
continues to the intricately detailed
miniatures of ...
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