Best for travel in Australia

Australia is the oldest and most isolated continent in the world. The country is located south of Indonesia and northwest of New Zealand. Australia has a population of 24 million people spread over 7.69 million km², 90% of whom live in urban areas. This results in a density of only 3 inhabitants/km²! The largest country in Oceania, populated for more than 50,000 years, Australia is one of the rare countries in the world to have been able to preserve its indigenous inhabitants (the Aborigines), who have lived there since prehistoric times. Discovered by Europeans in the 17th century – Dutch, French then English -, Australia was claimed by Great Britain in 1788 and therefore has a relatively recent official history (which did not prevent it from being bloodied by colonization, slavery, racism and wars of the 20th century …). This country fascinates from many points of view: the vastness of its territory, the hospitality of the locals – who call themselves Aussies in local gentile -, its multiple endemic (sometimes deadly) species, its breathtaking landscapes between the two oceans (Pacific and Indian), the diversity of its climates, its beaches, its nature, its biodiversity and its economic prosperity (it is the … Continue reading Best for travel in Australia