The Great North Road, surveyed in 1825 and completed in 1836, was constructed using convict labour. Up to 720 convicts - some in chains - worked on the road, which spanned 264 km, connecting Sydney to...www.environment.nsw.gov.au/nswcultureheritage/theoldgreatnorthroad.htm
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To get the best out of your visit to Sydney and surrounding areas, and to discover must-do attractions and activities, download your own free Sydney holiday planner and travel guide - as an app for your iPhone or iPad.
These apps, available on iTunes, are packed with details of harbour cruises and nature tours, insider shopping tips, and great places to eat and drink in Sydney and surrounding areas. It also lists a range of hotels, apartments and backpacker accommodation.
Just 90 minutes' drive from Sydney, the Blue Mountains is a World Heritage region famous for its nature experiences. Use this app to listen to an audio tour of the wonderful attractions and places to see on the Greater Blue Mountains Drive. The app features interactive maps, images and contact details.
Wandering around a cemetery and reading the head stones can be a fascinating way to spend an afternoon. The Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery was established in 1877 and is no exception. It is one of the ol...www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/content.aspx?PageID=687&ItemID=19