Click here for a link to the Ten Top Treasures of the World.
Click here for a link to the Seven Lost Cities of the World - amazing images.
I was very interested to come across this account of Lost Treasure in Australia's youngest national park (created in July 2012) in the weekend papers.
At the time of their creation, they were nothing more complex than bacteria-like life, thus, they yield no fossil record. Buried for millions of years, the sandstone was raised out of the sea by the movement of the Earth's crust. Eventually it cracked and a network of joints emerged around which the unique towers would eventually form.Through exposure to water, wind and plant roots, the cracks became chasms and pillars of sandstone began to take shape.
The drive to Limmen from Darwin, Australia's northernmost capital city, is a spectacular outback journey across the Top End to the Gulf of Carpentaria.
There is evidence that the lost city at Cape Crawford was a sacred place to local Aboriginal people. Two trees have anaesthetic properties - Green plum and Snottygobble (don't you love that name?) These indicate the area was once used for circumcision ceremonies.
|I love tourists!|
These lost cities are evidence of a much older seawater inundation and of the passage of time itself.
|The Heartbreak Hotel welcomes you to Cape Crawford|
- I hope you enjoyed your trip to the Lost Cities. Do you have any similiar stories to share?
- Do you have a favourite legend which is based on fact to share with us?