Carpenter's World Travels: Australia, New Zealand and Some Other Islands of the South Seas

Frank G. CARPENTER (1855 - 1924)

Travel stories of the land "Down Under" from 100 years ago. Native life and scenery and commerce of islands such as Tonga and Fiji as well as the bustling city of Sydney. Summary by BettyB

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Travel & Geography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Just a Word Before We Start BettyB
00:03:35
Play 02 The Giant of the South Seas BettyB
00:12:42
Play 03 Queensland BettyB
00:15:59
Play 04 A Crown of Gold and a Cross of Cactus BettyB
00:08:22
Play 05 The Metropolis of the Antipodes BettyB
00:11:24
Play 06 Walks about Sydney BettyB
00:10:14
Play 07 The Land of the Golden Fleece BettyB
00:08:36
Play 08 In the Great Wool Market BettyB
00:08:27
Play 09 Life on the Sheep Stations BettyB
00:14:57
Play 10 Rabbits and Dingoes BettyB
00:10:16
Play 11 Water for Thirsty Lands BettyB
00:17:50
Play 12 Melbourne BettyB
00:13:47
Play 13 In the Marts of the City BettyB
00:08:57
Play 14 The State-Owned Railways BettyB
00:17:28
Play 15 Gold Diggings in Creek and Desert BettyB
00:16:23
Play 16 A White Workers' Continent BettyB
00:16:40
Play 17 The Three ''R's'' in Australia BettyB
00:12:00
Play 18 The Aborigines BettyB
00:15:23
Play 19 Kangaroos and Dancing Birds BettyB
00:13:26
Play 20 Australia as Our Customer BettyB
00:12:27
Play 21 Tasmania BettyB
00:13:24
Play 22 The Pearl Fisheries of Thursday Island BettyB
00:11:49
Play 23 Australia's Island Wards BettyB
00:10:32
Play 24 Across the Tasman Sea to Wellington BettyB
00:07:54
Play 25 The Dominion of New Zealand BettyB
00:14:03
Play 26 ''Social Pests'' BettyB
00:14:20
Play 27 The Women of the Dominion BettyB
00:13:55
Play 28 A Country without a Poorhouse BettyB
00:15:04
Play 29 Where the Working Man Rules BettyB
00:19:15
Play 30 On the Government Railways BettyB
00:11:52
Play 31 The Yellowstone of New Zealand BettyB
00:11:58
Play 32 The Maoris BettyB
00:16:14
Play 33 Mutton and Butter for London Tables BettyB
00:16:33
Play 34 Some Freaks of Nature BettyB
00:16:00
Play 35 American Goods in New Zealand BettyB
00:13:16
Play 36 The Fijis and the Tongas BettyB
00:18:36
Play 37 The Samoas BettyB
00:16:49