Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 7:39 PM
Guess who was a few hundred kilometres from
Johannesberg, when RB was passing through? You
guessed it - 19 year old Nelson Mandela !
I'm surprised that one of our early Prime Ministers
was able to see exotic places, like the Nullabor Plain.
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 8:05 PM
In 1936 RB was out to see the reality of the British
Empire. As for the Nullabor and the great railway,
a decent history of Australia should give it to you,
or better, Australian railways. Still better, take the
CPR from Calgary to Vancouver. It was breathtaking
in 1947 and still is, and far better than the Nullabor.
The interior of Australia has to be seen to be