AustraliaBook - 2014
"Active travelers trust National Geographic to deliver what they want in a guidebook- expert advice, insider tips, and the cultural feel of each destination not easily found online. These guides are pitch-perfect for today's experiential travel enthusiasts who want an authentic, enriching immersion. From famous Bondi beach in Sydney to massive Ayers Rock in the remote desert outback, from rough-and-tumble gold-mining towns in Australia's Far West to the incredible underwater vistas of the Great Barrier Reef, Oz expert Roff Smith guides you through the incredibly varied land- and cityscapes that are modern Australia. Illustrated with 175 vivid photographs and nearly 30 detailed, full-color maps, this guide gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to the unique land on the other side of the world. Starting with a detailed introduction to Australia's history, food, land, and culture, the book explores every corner of the country beginning with Sydney, the gleaming cosmopolitan jewel in New South Wales. Special sidebars give detailed information on many topics such as Australian wine, cricket, bush fires, aborginal art, and the many cultural festivals of southern Australia. The
Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Geographic,, 2014.
Edition: 5th edition.
Characteristics: 399 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm