Posts tagged New South Wales
What a Dish!

In 1961, in central west New South Wales, Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) built a 64m high radio telescope, one of three that make up the Australia Telescope National Facility.  Today, affectionately known as The Dish, nobody could have predicted her meteoric rise to fame.

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The bounties of the Pacific Coast

On a walk with the faithful hound in tow, along a section of Australia's Pacific Coast, we arrived at a beautiful beach, backed by a hill with lush trees and plants alive with birdsong. To the front a fortress of rocks that look like they were from the set of Armagedon.

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Big Nellie, benefits the bold

Australia's Eastern Seaboard is backed by the Great Dividing Range, the third longest range of mountains in the world. At the time of their creation they would have been formidable. Some suggest they may have been taller than the Himalayas.

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Escape to the Rainforest

Whilst New South Wales basks in the summer heat, there are places that hide luxurious pools and cool quiet respites. Rawson Falls in Boorganna Nature Reserve rainforest, part of the network of National Parks, is one such place. 

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Ellenborough Falls, New South Wales

Australia's Great Dividing Range, a 3,500 km (2,175 mi) long, range of mountains that sit behind the eastern seaboard, host a myriad of surprises. Rising up into the Hinterland, behind Port Macquarie, you enter rolling hillsides, capped with luscious cattle pastures and villages that incite visits with museums, galleries, cafes, gourmet foods and much more.

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