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Melbourne, Paris of the antipodes

  Hotel in Melbourne Marvelous Melboursne, Paris of the antipodes! In 1835 John Batman, in exploration in the area bought 240 000 hectares of ground to the aboriginals, a treaty “was signed” with the aboriginals which did not have any idea of the concept of property. In 1840 10 000 Europeans lived on the site […]