Australia - Understand Australia and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the History, Aboriginal Culture, Environment, Food & Drink, Sport, Deadly & Dangerous, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Behind the Scenes chapters from Lonely Planet’s Australia guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, Australian sport, food and drink to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers, and travellers with disabilities. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on how to handle the deadly and dangerous creatures of Australia
- info on the Indigenous history and culture of Australia
- full coverage of Mod Oz cuisine and its excellent beer and wine, coffee, and focus on fresh produce.
- details on the Australian love of sport, including rugby, cricket, and Aussie rules football
Coverage includes: History, Aboriginal Culture, Environment, Food & Drink, Sport, Deadly & Dangerous, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Behind the Scenes.
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