Capital City: Canberra
Population: 24 million +
Official Language: English
Currency: Australian Dollar
Main Religion: Christianity
The Bungle Bungles. Someone told me about these strange rock formations in Western Australia so I had to check them out. There are hundreds of time these rocks stretching all over the Purnululu NP. They're created by the wind over many thousands of years and have strong banding due the differences in rock layers!
TOP 5 THINGS TO SEE AND DO
1. Swim in the largest coral reef in the world, the Great Barrier Reef. Stretching over 2,300 km down Australia's East coast.
2. Climb the Sydney Harbour bridge, right over its towering steel arches for great view of the Sydney Opera House.
4. I start my Worldly Adventure in my home country of India and first on my list had to be a visit to the famed Taj Mahal!
5. I start my Worldly Adventure in my home country of India and first on my list had to be a visit to the famed Taj Mahal!
The Great Barrier Reef
The Bungle Bungles
Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Living in India by Kaia Patel
I start my Worldly Adventure in my home country of India and first on my list had to be a visit to the famed Taj Mahal!
A true wonder of the world! The Taj Mahal is not a palace as it may first look but a mausoleum completed in 1643 by Emperor Shah Juhan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It stands perfectly symmetrical in both its building and garden design.
NOTES FROM KAIA'S JOURNAL
Uluru is a huge rock protruding from the centre of Australia, right in the middle of the desert. It's a sacred place for the indigenous Aboriginal people who have lived on the land surrounding Uluru for many thousands of years. The land is currently owned by the Anangu people who then lease it back to the Australian government as a national park.
My final few weeks in Oz and I couldn't go without seeing the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkelling off the East coast of Australia in the Great Barrier Reef is like delving into a new world. So many colourful fish and coral! The reef is a staggering 2,300km long from top to bottom and is the world's largest reef ecosystem. It also has over 1,500 fish species living in it which is 10% of the entire world's! .
Join me as we'll discover and learn about the world and every country it has to offer. I'll delve into my favourite experience, sight or people that I visit and meet along the way and give you some fun facts. I'll also be taking a snap as I travel so take a peel below to see where I've been so far.