The life and times of an unlikely heroine, banished from her home planet to the penal colony, Earth.
Discover the Most Interesting Neighbourhood in Sydney
Sydney is a beautiful and spectacular city, however its colonial history is relatively recent. The British Penal Colony at Sydney Cove was established by Governor Phillip in 1788. The colony first settled at the north end of what is now the Sydney CBD, on a rocky promontory. The Rocks are an unmissable sight of Sydney and a very interesting visit, travelling back in time to the beginnings of colonial Australia. In a half-day, you can take a walk and discover the most interesting…
In British authorities arrest supporters of the Fenian Brotherhood in Ireland and transport many to the penal colony in Australia. The ‘Catalpa rescue’ is the 1876 escape of six Fenian prisoners from the Australian Fremantle penal colony.