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8 ANCIENT HISTORICAL SITES TO VISIT IN AUSTRALIA

Australia rarely appears in the same sentence along with ancient or historical, given the fact that it’s a very young country with most of its written history commencing from 18th century when Europeans landed out here and decided to use it as a penal colony.  However, in the discipline of archaeology, the Australia does occupy a larger space than one would assume, given its rich natural history and inhabitation of aboriginals on the land for thousands of years. Thus, Australian archaeology is normally classified into main forms – Aboriginal archaeology, Historical archaeology and Maritime archaeology. The actual concept of cultural…