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The Won'da of Being Down Unda!

By The Savvy Passenger, published on Oct 11, 2011

...exotic; some historic; all of them a life experience I will cherish and be thankful I've had the opportunity to see…

There is one place, however, that I am drawn to; I constantly find myself yearning to return to its land of marsupials and platypi; of “Vegimite” and didgeridoos: Australia!

This wonderful landmass is about as unique as the Galápagos; here you will find animals and vegetation unlike any other place on earth – and most of it is publically accessible. Having just returned from there, I would like to share with you a little taste of what I know…

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Tags: australia, travel, sydney, tourism, sight seeing, destinations

Parliament of the World's Religions ( Melbourne 2009)

By aussiekeith, published on Nov 17, 2009

...made up of some great committed leaders,fighting for the cause of a Green Earth and end to Poverty. We ask for support from all people, organizations, to support UBIEE in its endeavors for the FUTURO-Planand world peace, by contributing to the cause of world peaceUBIEE is going to Melbourne Australia to present IMAKEPEACE.The Parliament of Religions EVENT in Melbourne with,UBIEE's FUTURO-Plan. A WORLD PEACE SOLUTION,From December the 3rd to the 9th, 2009, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.We invite everyone to support us, and become as part of your support Contributionand secure an... (more)

Tags: australia, religion, peace, peace plan, solutions, world peace, aussiekeith, melbourne, keith rankin, arts, unity, world peace solutions

Surrogacy

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Sep 3, 2009

...India this year for surrogacy, up from 25 in 2007, the first year he offered the service. Lower prices in India make surrogacy affordable by middle class Americans. By some estimates Surrogacy in India is already $ 445 million business.

It’s no wonder then; that citizens of US, Australia, Canada and other countries know more about Anand, Gujarat than the Indians. Making Surrogacy popular in the backwaters of Anand, which has a dairy community of just 150,000 people is the effort of Dr.Nayna Patel who runs Akansha clinic in Anand.

47 years old Dr. Patel who... (more)

Tags: australia, california, education, sex

My Name Is Khan

By wolviela, published on Aug 18, 2009

... transfer flight to Chicago to take part in anIndia Independence Parade, Bollywood's biggest star, Shah Rukh Khan is detained.

India is one of the few countries I think maybe equivalent in it’s tolerance towards different aspects of culture and religion like the United States, UK, Australia, etc. A country where people of Hindu, Muslim, Buddhism, and Christianity get a long for the most part. But just like in the U.S. there are ignorances that try as we might, may never be dis-engrained (yes I believe I made that word up), as those thoughts are passed down by generation to... (more)

Tags: new york, australia, religion, christianity, movie

I Cannot Teach Those Girls

By Ladymaggic, published on Jul 26, 2009

 

An interesting article in the Australian today claiming that ”teacher’s work is worth $100,000”. I agree with them. And that’s just on a professional level – that doesn’t even begin to calculate the danger money that I, personally, would require to spend each day in a classroom with 24-odd kids. Much as I adore the little darlings.

The article compares the salary of senior level teachers (at a top rate of $75,367) with the salary level of lawyers after six years ($125,800). And, with due respect to lawyers, I take the point. After all, the education of our kids affects their... (more)

Tags: australia, teacher, teaches salary, academics, marketplace value

Environmental Cost Of Shipping Groceries Around The World

By Alex45, published on Feb 21, 2009

...looks really bizarre,” said Paul Watkiss, an Oxford University economist who wrote a recent European Union report on food imports.He noted that Britain, for example, imports — and exports — 15,000 tons of waffles a year, and similarly exchanges 20 tons of bottled water with Australia. More important, Mr. Watkiss said, “we are not paying the environmental cost of all that travel.”Europe is poised to change that. This year the European Commission in Brussels announced that all freight-carrying flights into and out of the European Union would be included in the... (more)

Tags: global warming, australia, environment, education, china, mexico

Australian PM Calls For Co-operation

By Bradley Fink, published on Nov 22, 2008

Lima, Peru) - KEVIN RUDD, Australia’s Prime Minister, addressed a summit in Peru this afternoon calling for a “co-ordinated international action” to keep the world from falling further into economic crisis. He warned that a significant slowdown in the world's poorer countries next year could push an extra 60 million people worldwide into poverty. The Prime Minister addressed business leaders who included senior executives from General Motors, Microsoft and Chinalco, as well as world leaders. The summit was for the 21 member countries of APEC www.apec.org

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Tags: australia

Food Mania In Mumbai

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 21, 2008

...his gut feeling. Going by the success of Crepeteria; which was evident by the young crowd waiting for their dessert crepes; I thought; if it wasn’t for Adith’s gut feel, we wouldn’t have tasted Crepes here in India.

Crepes are served in Europe, Japan, America, Australia and in other countries. History being my daughter’s favourite subject; she asked me the origin of Crepes. A poor man’s staple diet can be a rich man’s delicacy. “Well Crepes originated in Brittany; which is in west of France. It originated at a time when there was a... (more)

Tags: new york, france, australia, japan

Walking The Rim Of Existence

By Ladymaggic, published on Jul 27, 2008

...and feel the calls of these people, and see the splendor that was China as the Emperor and the Victorious also walked the walls.

There is the vast expanse of scenery. The wall stretches 4000 miles across China. That is the distance equivalent to the distance across America or Australia, a vast distance indeed.

Symbol of the Spirit of China

The Great Wall stands as a symbol of the dauntlessly strong spirit of the Chinese people in Ancient Times. Today it is a tourist Attraction that draws adventurers and sightseers to experience this awesome Wonder of ... (more)

Tags: australia, china

June Featured Contributor - V

By Digidave, published on Jul 8, 2008

You describe yourself as an Australian living in "Amorica," how does this influence your writing? When I first moved to the USA 3yrs ago, I also discovered blogging. Blogging was the most efficient way to give all my friends and family a window into my world while living so far away. Back home I would drop by a friend’s house unannounced for a late morning cup of tea or an afternoon glass of wine whereby we’d sit at that window and while the time away. I miss these exchanges and I have found these again somewhat in the Broowaha community. I tossed around the idea of what... (more)

Tags: los angeles, journalism, citizen journalism, australia, hollywood, sex, broowaha

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