Tag Archives: Australia

Lewis boards the Derwent Hunter to the Whitsunday Islands

‘Why is it that to do all of the good stuff, you have to get up at the crack of dawn?’ pondered Lewis the Lion. He felt really tired after his eleven hour coach trip the day before from Cairns … Continue reading

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Lewis is introduced to some Aussie Concepts

When Lewis the Lion was in Australia, he knew there were just some things that he wouldn’t be able to avoid. One was lots of suntan lotion because the weather was generally very hot there as it was moving into … Continue reading

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Lewis is ‘edu-tained’ at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Lewis the Lion set out one afternoon to go to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, outside of Cairns. One of the things that he wanted to do when he was in Australia was to learn more about the indigenous or … Continue reading

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Lewis takes the plunge off the Great Barrier Reef

After visiting Helen’s relatives in Brisbane, Lewis the Lion took an early morning flight north to Cairns in Queensland. This was to fulfil one of Helen’s big dreams: to dive off the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea. This … Continue reading

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Australia

Country name: Commonwealth of Australia Population: 22.6 million (UN, 2011) Capital: Canberra Largest city: Sydney Area: 7.7 million sq km (2.9 million sq miles) Major language: English (Look out for Lewis the Lion’s Australian English page and Aboriginal language page). … Continue reading

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Lewis heads ‘Down Under’

‘I still can’t believe that little old me is being able to have the most extraordinary journey ever!’ Lewis thought to himself as the plane was flying high above the clouds in the direction of Australia, or as some people … Continue reading

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Australian or Aussie English

The first thing that Lewis the Lion noticed as he stepped on to Australian soil at the airport in Brisbane was this sign: The Australian way of saying ‘hello’ or rather ‘Good Day!’ So straight away he knew that one … Continue reading

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