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Flowering desert: a spectacle of nature

Namaqualand, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Deserts are inhospitable areas of the earth characterized by great aridity. In these regions there is very little rainfall and life forms, both animal and vegetable, have to face some of the most hostile conditions on the planet. In deserts, ...

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The most spectacular waterfalls in the world

Garganta del Diablo, Iguazú Falls, Brazil-Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The waterfalls are among the most exciting spectacles of nature. Almost every nation on Earth has waterfalls. There are waterfalls of a few meters high up to waterfalls that approach the kilometer in height. A waterfall is formed when the ...

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Tasmania: the great Australian island

Tasmania is a large island located in the southern part of the Australian continent. This island lost along the southeastern coast of Australia – from which is separated by the waters of the Bass Strait, an arm of the ocean ...

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Shark Bay: stromatolites, Shell Beach and dolphins

Shark Bay is one of the Western Australian sites that are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site is known worldwide as one of the few where stromatolites can be seen. These ancient organisms are sedimentary structures due ...

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The climate of Coral Bay: when to go to the Ningaloo Reef

The Ningaloo Reef is part of the coast of Western Australia which is located just north of the Tropic of Capricorn line, so its climate is tropical, hot and dry throughout the year. This is also the climate of Coral ...

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Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef and Cape Range

Along the coast of Western Australia there is one of the most beautiful coral reefs on the planet: the Ningaloo Reef. At the center of this coral reef is the resort of Coral Bay, where the coral reef is located ...

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The climate of Karijini: when to go to Karijini Park

The Karijini park is located in the Pilbara region, a semi-desert region of Western Australia. The park is located in the interior of Western Australia a few hundred kilometers from the Indian Ocean coast. The climate of the Karijini park ...

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Karijini National Park: the park of the canyons and waterfalls

Karijini National Park, also known by the name of Hamersley Range, is famous for its spectacular mountains, gorges, streams and highlands. Karijini is the second largest national park in Western Australia and one of the most spectacular Australian parks. Located ...

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The climate of Broome: when to go to Broome

Broome, being about 18 ° south of the equator, has a semi-arid tropical climate characterized by two seasons based on rainfall. The town has in fact a long dry and arid season that begins in April and ends in November, ...

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Eighty Mile Beach: looking for shells

Eighty Mile Beach is a long stretch of sand that spans much of the coast between Cape Missiessy and Cape Keraudren in Western Australia. Between the towns of Port Hedland and Broome. This beach represents the meeting point between the ...

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Broome: wonderful beaches and pearls

Broome is located along the north-western coast of Australia, south of Dampier Land and west of the wild Kimberley, of which Broome is the southern gateway. Founded around 1880 as a pearl port. It became a center of attraction for ...

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Mount Olgas (Kata Tjuta): the house of the Wanambi snake

The Olgas Mountains (Mount Olgas) also called with the Aboriginal name of Kata Tjuta, is a group of red rocks carved by the elements that are located a few tens of kilometers from Ayers Rock (Uluru). These rocks suddenly rise ...

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Kings Canyon: a spectacular canyon in the Australian desert

Kings Canyon is a spectacular canyon located in Watarrka National Park in central Australia. The canyon is located 440 km south-west of Alice Springs about 300 km north-east of Ayers Rock (Uluru). Kings Canyon is a spectacular area of the ...

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Ayers Rock (Uluru): the symbol of wild Australia

In the heart of what is called the Red Center of Australia lies what is, together with the kangaroos, the symbol of the country. The huge rocky monolith of Ayers Rock, which the Aborigines call in their language Uluru. Uluru ...

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The climate of Alice Springs: when to go to Alice Springs

Alice Springs has a very hot and dry desert climate, summers are very hot, while winters are quite cold, there are also significant differences in temperature between day and night. The climate is arid, with little or no rainfall. The city ...

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Alice Springs: a city steeped in Aboriginal culture

Alice Springs is a town in the Australian Northern Territories located in the center of the Australian continent. The city is located along the Todd River, which is often dry, close to the MacDonnell Range mountains, 1,500 kilometers north of ...

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Pinnacles Desert: limestone rocks with bizarre shapes

The Nambung National Park is located about 200 km north of Perth, near the town of Cervantes, off the coast of the Indian Ocean. The park was created to protect the famous Pinnacles Desert, an area of ​​coastal sand dunes ...

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The climate of Perth: when to go to Perth

Perth has a mild Mediterranean climate that can be divided into canonical four seasons, the summers, between December and March, are hot and dry, the winters, between June and September, are mild and rainy, spring and autumn are mild and ...

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Perth: one of the most livable cities in Australia

Perth, the capital of Western Australia, was founded in 1829 along the banks of the Swan River near the mouth of the river in the Indian Ocean. The place was initially a penal colony and a military post. Later the ...

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The climate of Western Australia: when to go

Western Australia has many types of climate, in the south-west, the climate is temperate, with winter rainfall (June-August) and four distinct seasons, to the north the climate is tropical with a wet season and a dry season (April to November) ...

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Western Australia: beaches, deserts and coral reefs

Western Australia is the largest state in Australia. This state has an area of 2,645,615 sq km and a population of 2,600,000 (2019) inhabitants. Most of Western Australia’s inhabitants live in the capital Perth. A city located in the southwestern ...

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The climate of Northern Territory: when to go

The Northern Territory has two distinct types of climate, in the northern part of the state, the one that faces the Indian Ocean, the climate is tropical. While in the southern arid regions the climate is desert-like. In the tropical ...

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Northern Territory: from the ocean to the heart of Australia

The Northern Territory is a federal territory of Australia, located in the central-northern part of the country. The capital is the city of Darwin, a port city with 130,000 inhabitants, located along the Indian ocean. This Australian territory has an ...

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The climate of Victoria: when to go to Victoria

The Australian state of Victoria has a temperate Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and cold and wet winters. The city of Melbourne has a very varied climate, with rainfall well distributed throughout the year, and an annual average of ...

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The climate of South Australia: when to go

South Australia is the driest state in Australia, much of the region is composed of semi-arid territory. South Australia presents various types of weather, climate, ranging from desertic in the north of the state to the mild Mediterranean climate of ...

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The climate of Canberra: when to go to Canberra

The Australian capital, Canberra, is located about 300 km south-west of Sydney and 150 km from the east coast of Australia. The city of Canberra is located about 580 meters above sea level and has, thanks to the mitigating influence ...

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The climate of Lord Howe island: when to go to Lord Howe

This Australian island is located in the Pacific Ocean 600 km off the coast of New South Wales. Lord Howe Island has a sub-tropical climate characterized by hot summers and mild winters. The average maximum temperatures of the island vary ...

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The climate of New South Wales: when to go

The climate of New South Wales is temperate, characterized by hot, dry summers and cold wet winters. Along the coast the wettest period are the months between January and June, the average annual rainfall in this area is of 900-1,200 ...

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The climate of Queensland: when to go to Queensland

The climate of Queensland is sub-tropical humid climate with two seasons, a rainy and humid season in summer (October to May) and a relatively dry season between June and October. The average maximum temperature in Brisbane, ranging between 29°C in ...

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The climate of Tasmania: when to go to Tasmania

Tasmania has a maritime temperate climate, with hot and mild summers (December-February) and cold and rainy winters, with snow in the mountains especially in July and August. The steady rain falling throughout the year, but since the prevailing winds are ...

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