Tuesday, October 19, 2010

My World Tuesday;Towns from a bird's eye view;

Airport Charleville;
Qantas scheduled its first fare paying passenger service from Charleville to Cloncurry, via Longreach and Winton, back in 1922.

Charleville is in the heart of Queensland's 'mulga country'. It is the largest town in the south west of the Outback region and was gazetted in 1868 and later named by the Government surveyor of the day, Mr WA Tully, after a town in Ireland where he had lived.

In March 1888, rail transport reached Charleville. This railway gave Charleville a direct link with the state capital, Brisbane.

Cobb and Co, the famous coach company, based their largest coach making factory in Australia in the township of Charleville in 1890. The factory was moved to Charleville because the wood used in coaches made in factories closer to the coast would split and crack in the dry, dusty conditions of Western Queensland.

The mulga country of Queensland's outback is rich in history, flora and fauna. The stars almost touch the end of your nose at the Cosmos Centre and Observatory where clear nights and a low horizon combine to give visitors a great night time experience. Kangaroos, emus, birds of prey and a wondrous variety of Australian native wildlife can be seen whilst travelling this area.

Do you like to read more about Charleville please click here

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  1. What a marvelous, fascinating look at your world, Titania! Terrific post, photos and information! I really enjoy learning more about your country! Hope you have a wonderful week!


  2. Titania Great post, I enjoyed learning about your world.

  3. The skyviews are beautiful. How nice to be able to see such splendid view from above.

  4. Oh, yes I did enjoy the tour you took us on! Now I want to know more so will check out the link you provided.

  5. it's just so interesting to see another world different from mine. very nice post! have a good week! My world is here.

  6. Your post is so intteresting and informative.

  7. Nice aerial views, interesting info too.

  8. Beautiful My World posting

    Have a nice week,
    Greetings, Bram

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  9. aloha,

    thanks for showing us your world today.

    this is an interesting place, i love these vistas.

  10. Trudi, great views and interesting info. The flora and fauna sound heavenly!! I like your header. Your pet and the view of the garden through the window is very beautiful!

    Thank you for commenting on the plant and insect on my blog. Happy that you brought me here!:))