Recently it was banned from a playground in England, the topic of a sex convict’s confession in New Zealand, the subject of a child’s funeral here in the United States and the reason for a 911 call in my own back yard.
Just 31 miles west of metropolitan Sydney, the foothills of the beautiful Blue Mountains begin with sandstone plateaus, and you're entering the Greater Blue Mountains Area World Heritage Site, a vast area consisting of seven national parks and a conservation reserve.
Located in Western Australia is what many native Australians consider the country's last frontier...and a spectacular World Heritage Site in Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungles mountain range, a rugged area that includes restricted Aboriginal lands and eerie rock formations.
Distinctive cultural influences in Australia come from the beautiful natural environment and the indigenous native people, although American and neighboring Asian influences have become much more prevalent since the mid-1920's, particularly through television and cinema.
As an English-speaking country, many Australian terms come directly from the British, so it's easy to understand when an Aussie refers to the trunk of their vehicle as the boot and the hood as the bonnet.
The city of Perth endeared itself to the world, and particularly to America and became known as the “City of Light” in 1962 when the residents there lit house, business and street lights as American astronaut John Glenn passed overhead orbiting in Friendship 7.
Any one of these bold graphic print fabrics, would be just perfect to update your child's room for use as decorative pillows, or if you are really inspired, to coordinate together for a cool keepsake quilt that your child will totally love!
The largest reef system in the world – so massive it can be seen from outer space – Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is composed of over 2900 individual reefs and 900 islands that stretch 1600 miles through the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland in northeast Australia.
A flattering fit makes this versatile dress a fabulous options for numerous spring events, from work to parties. Shoes and accesories can dress this up or mute this outfit. It's a steal $79 at piperlime.com.