Norfolk Island is an external territory of Australia located 990 miles (1,600 kilometres) to the east-north-east of Sydney with an area of 13.4 square miles (34.6 square km). The island was first settled by East Polynesian seafarers during the 13th or 14th century. They had left by the time Great Britain took control of the island in 1788 as part of the settlement of Australia. The island was used as a harsh penal colony from 1788 until 1855,
Terrigal Beach, Central Coast, New South Wales
12th September 2022
Manchester is a large city in the north-west of England. The city itself had a population of 552,000 in 2021, while the wider urban area, including Salford to the west, had a population of 2.87 million. Manchester grew rapidly at the turn of the 19th Century due to a boom in textile manufacturing as part of the Industrial Revolution. The Manchester Ship Canal opened in 1894, creating the Port of Manchester and linked the city to the Irish Sea.
The Head of Steam Railway Museum was established in 1975, on the route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which was the world’s first steam-powered passenger railway. It is located in Darlington, County Durham, England.
Sunday, 26th June 2022.
Scarborough Castle is located in the town of Scarborough in North Yorkshire, England. This former medieval Royal fortress sits on a promontory overlooking the town and the North Sea. The present stone castle dates from the 1150s. There was an earlier wooden castle, and going back in time before this, an Anglo-Scandinavian settlement, a Roman signal station and an Iron Age settlement. Today the site is a scheduled monument open to the public and managed by English Heritage.