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1. After landing in New Zealand, we're off to the south island to visit a place Rudyard Kipling once called the eighth Wonder of the World. Set in the Fiordland National Park, this place is surrounded by sheer cliffs and has two notable rock formations called The Elephant and The Lion. Where are we?
2. We're off to New Zealand's North Island now to see the geysers and take a dip in the bubbling mud pools. What is this place that is sometimes called 'Sulphur City'?
3. Not your average superhero! After landing from our sojourn in Auckland, we arrive in the ordered and leafy streets of Melbourne, capital of Victoria. What was the name of the Australian-born pioneer who decided that what is now Melbourne was an ideal location for a village?
4. We've flown into Sydney and while we're here we're going to see Meenhi, Wimla and Gunnedoo. Where do we need to go?
5. From Sydney we fly north 1961 kilometres to Cairns in Far North Queensland. Cairns initially served as a sugar town, a port to export foods grown on the nearby tablelands and a rail terminus for the Sunlander train from Brisbane, but now its economy has all been overtaken by tourism. Which of the following is not a major tourist attraction in Cairns?
6. After a long flight we have landed in Fremantle in Western Australia and are stunned by the summer heat. The locals tell us not to worry because relief will arrive early afternoon by way of a cooling breeze that they colloquially call the Fremantle (what)?
7. As we fly north out of Australia we can see thousands of islands below and remember that we are flying over both island nations of Indonesia and the Philippines. Which of the two countries comprises more than 10000 islands?
8. We've flown into Japan and no visit here is complete without a trip to see one of Japan's three Holy Mountains. Perfectly shaped and instantly recognisable, what place is this that was World Heritage listed as a cultural site in 2013?
9. We think Hiroshima is one of Japan's most beautiful cities. A harrowing reminder of man's inhumanity to man is the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall which has been 'preserved' in its bombed state. What facility is directly across the road from this building?
10. We decide we must see a Geisha and visit the Fushimi Inari shrine so where are we heading next?
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