It is the biggest opal mining area in the world. It is also home to around 3,500 people of 45 different nationalities, many of them Europeans who arrived in the 1960s in search of fortune. But this small city in southern Australia also lays claim to another rarity: most of its inhabitants live underground.
The world is brimming with more than seven billion people. As the human population continues to rise, land and resources are increasingly engorged and it’s starting to look as if nature has…
Once thickly forested, Tasman Island has since transformed into a barren plateau due to extended tree cutting and fires. Nevertheless, the remaining flora on this Australian island seem to be enough for the birds, seeing as a whopping 300,000-700,000 pairs of Fairy Prions calls Tasman home.
If you’re planning on visiting Australia, bring your wellies and mac along with your bikini. Weather is nothing if not dramatic in the Land Down Under.
Winding over 151 miles along Australia’s southeastern coast is the Great Ocean Road. A way to commemorate the infinite legacies of the finite human life, this scenic roadway was built by returned soldiers from World War One and was dedicated to the soldiers whose lives had come to a premature end during the battle.