The background of the word Australia above is the Sydney skyline from our hotel room on Darling Harbor. A beautiful spot. The pictures below like those from New Zealand represent only a fraction of what I took. I have got to say that I was very impressed with the plants and animals of this country so you will see mostly them. Enjoy.
|Sovereign Hill near Balarat is an old gold mining town. Students go for week-long classes where they dress in period costume and do the work of kids of the day. On the far right is a gold seam in quartz.|
|These are some of the kangaroos we saw--the eastern gray and the giant red and then mother with joey-only legs out!|
|Fairy penguin||Dingo-wild dog||Echidna|
|Bell bird||Black neck stork||Black cockatoos|
|Camels in the Outback--ride was fun||A camouflaged coral fish||Electus parrot|
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