Tuesday, December 6, 2011

FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY AS TOURIST RESORT


A little hard to read at first this article describes the southern mountainous regions of the ACT in particular the Gudgenby, Nass and Ororral Rivers. A nice description of the old-time hardships of travelling into a region that is today about a half hours drive out of suburban Canberra. A tale of river crossings, horseflesh and pioneers. The suggestion is the Territory's appropriateness as a tourist resort. A lovely description I think...

Queanbeyan Age - Friday 21 February 1913



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2 comments:

  1. Judging from that picture, there's not much for anyone outside of campers and hikers yet. However, I do see the potential the place has once it is properly developed.

    pimalai

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    1. Most of it is National Park John. I can't see it ever being developed now.

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