Варрнамбул (Australia)

28 January, 2014

  

Варрнамбул / Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia.

Небольшой австралийский городок Варрнамбул / Warrnambool inhabits only about 28 thousand people. This city, located in the far Southwest coast of Victoria between Port Fairy and Port Campbell.

Through the town runs great ocean road / Great Ocean Road. It crosses the continent from the West, from the city of Perth, and goes then through the southernmost town in Western Australia-Albany next along the Ocean coast of the great Australian Bight, through the State of South Australia and Adelaide, Victoria and Warrnambool, VIC, and then stretches eastward through Melbourne to the capital of Australia, Sydney city and then have to north along the coast of the Tasman and Coral seas towards Cairns in Queensland.

The coast around Warrnambool, VIC and to the Cape Otway ranges is known as Shipwreck Coast, due to the large number of ships, who sat here stranded in the 1800s and early 1900s due to the fierce weather conditions and rocky coast. Once the city acted as periodic transit point for fishermen and whalers commands.

Now, Warrnambool, VIC-town of peace, featuring a serene and idyllic life and is a popular tourist destination with extensive shopping centre.

In its central part rises the Town Hall, equipped with operating hours. Historic buildings in downtown include the post office (built in 1870 year), courthouse (1871 was) and Western Hotel / Western Hotel (1869).

  

Also in Varrnambule, as in many other cities throughout the country, There is a monument, dedicated to the defenders of, who sacrificed themselves in the war years. Near it was erected a small memorial stone, dedicated to Aboriginal.

You can hike along the sand spit Beach Varrnambula. The beach is equipped with paths for jogging and cycling, that you can rent or bring your own.

Very impressive and beautiful looks Thunder Cape, who here is named Thunder Point.

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