Articles: Articles on Colonial and recent history
Learn about the colonial discovery and history of settling Australia. Articles support a collection of small group tours for mature and senior couple or solo travellers exploring the outback and natural or Aboriginal history of Australia.
Kunmunya Mission, Western Australia
The Kimberley holds a unique place for all visitors to WA. From First nation art to colonial pastoralists or the Argyle Diamond mine. This article examines the place of the Kunmunya mission in the regions history. Odyssey Traveller is an antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.
Pastoral Pioneers of the Kimberley, Western Australia
Learn about Pastoral Pioneers on a Western Australia small group tour for seniors into the outback for senior and mature couples and solo travellers.
Cape York, Queensland
Article supporting a small group exploring far North Queensland and outback Australia including indigenous history and key places for first Australians in Queensland. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.
Cobar visited, New South Wales
Article about Cobar for mature and senior couples and solo travellers interested in exploring historic New South Wales. Including the outback Aboriginal history, the Darling river and Brewarrina fish traps. These articles support the small group tours of Outback Australia.
France and an Australian Colony
Aboriginal history runs long and deep in Australia, the British and the French almost split Australia as colonials. this articles is for senior couples and solo travellers seeking to learn more.
Sydney learning for tours
Article examines the palimpsest landscape that the British colonial settlement laid down in the 18th century to form New South Wales. Discovery eventually Outback Australia, explorers such as Flinders, Sturt, Stuart and Eyre all passed through Sydney Town that is today the rocks.
John Eales: King of the Hunter
Learn about John Eales and Morpeth on a small group tour for mature and senior travellers for couples and single travellers into New South Wales Australia and early colonial settlement.
Alice Springs, Australia
Explore the sights and history of Alice Springs, with its amazing Indigenous art, rugged early settlement, and dramatic natural landscapes, Alice Springs is one of the Northern Territory's most popular highlights. Odyssey offers small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples, and solo travelers to Australia and the Northern Territory.
The Yarra Valley, Victoria
Explore the sights and history of the Yarra Valley, with its rich epicurean traditions, world class wineries, and serene natural landscapes, the Yarra Valley is one of Victoria's most popular highlights. Odyssey offers small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples, and solo travelers to Australia and Victoria.
Menzies, Western Australia
Menzies, North of Kalgoorlie, close to Lake Ballard, Gwalia and other icons of historic Western Australia. Part of the historic tour of Western Australia.
This article on Cunnamulla is part of a series on regional Australian towns visited on an Odyssey program. Explore outback Australia including regional Queensland by joining a small group educational tour for senior couples and mature single travellers.
Argyle Diamond Mine
Western Australia has many great stories for small group educational tours to share and learn for senior couples and mature single travellers. The Argyle Diamond story in the Kimberley is one of many from pastoralists, to Kununurra, Wyndham and Purnululu or Halls Creek and the deep Aboriginal history to learn from.
Stranded in the Kimberley, Western Australia
Colonial exploration was dangerous, a story of misadventure along the Kimberley coast from Wyndham hoping to reach Broome. Sets the history for Senior couples and mature solo travellers on a small group educational tour.
Hermannsburg, Northern Territory
Hermannsburg, a mission station of influence on the central desert region including Uluru Kjata people. Located close to Alice Springs join small group tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers who visit the historic mission.
John Eyre Colonial explorer of South Australia
. Eyre explored in the 19th century the Australian bight of South Australia through to Albany as well as NSW. Eyre finished his Administrator career in Jamaica after also being in New Zealand. Articles to support small group escorted tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers of Australia
Moonta, South Australia
Continued reading about South Australia and the "Copper Triangle" of Yorke Peninsula, Adelaide and British Settlement for senior couples and solo travellers on a small group tour by coach or air tour.
Kadina, South Australia
Article about South Australia's Kadina for senior and mature couples and solo travellers on a small group tour. Learn about Aboriginal or colonial or natural history of the place.
19th Century South Australian Copper Triangle
Learn on a small group tour for couples and senior travellers for couples and solo travellers about the history of South Australian copper. Explore the Eyre peninsula, Lake Gardiner as well as Burra and the Flinders ranges.
Historic Buildings of Broken Hill & Silverton
Broken Hill, Silverton, Bourke, Wilcannia White Cliffs and Lightning ridge and Wentworth places in New South Wales with colonial rather than Aboriginal history to be learn about on an escorted small group tour for mature and senior travellers.
Ghost Towns of Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields
Ghost Towns of Western Australia. Eastern Goldfields Following the discovery of gold in the 1890s, thousands of prospectors flocked to Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields region. From initial finds in 1892 at Coolgardie.
Coolgardie, Western Australia
Articles for mature and senior couples and solo travelers interested in learning about the Outback, Aboriginal history in Western Australia before joining a small group tour.