AUSTRALIAN EXORTIC PLACES
Introduction Of Australia
So, you want to go on a trip to some place that offers you not just the run-of-the-mill water activities, sightseeing opportunities, wonderful cities, but also a tryst with some exotic animals, snow-capped mountains, rainforests, and maybe even a desert? In this case, Australia would be the perfect destination for you. This country in the Southern hemisphere has something for everyone. Nature lover, sportsperson, and outdoor person, no matter who you are or what interests you the most, you’ll be at home here. This country has six states–Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania, and New South Wales. Also, it has two major territories and some minor territories. A number of these smaller territories are not even inhabited! More than ninety percent of the country’s population is of British or Irish ethnicity. The Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders comprise the indigenous population. Australia is mostly desert with only the south-east and south-west having temperate climate. Snow falls in the mountains of Tasmania, New South Wales and other states. Australia’s flora and fauna is something that is unique to this continent. However, due to the indiscriminate use of the forests for cultivation land and industries, some of the species have become extinct. Protected areas in every state are working hard to recreate the ecosystem. Animals and birds such as kangaroos, dingoes, koala bears, emus, and kookaburras have come to symbolize Australia. The variety that the country offers is one of a kind. This sports crazy nation has a national cricket team and a rugby team in addition to the scores of athletes who have gone on to become international names in their chosen sport. Ian Thorpe, Patrick Rafter, Lleyton Hewitt, Rod Laver are only some of these greats. Cathy Freeman, the Olympic sprinter is probably one of the most famous Australian sportsperson of aboriginal origin. Then there is the Australian Open and the Australian Grand Prix, additional testimonies to the fact that sports is more than a leisure activity in this country. Surfing is something you must try when you are in this beach country. They have courses for beginners and also for the veterans. Each city and state offers something unique. You could even take a cruise instead of driving or flying down to the different cities. Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Hobart are some of the popular Australian cities.