Travel to Perth

One of the most isolated cities on earth is called Perth . It is located at a similar latitude to Sydney, but more than 3,400 km (2,110 miles) to the west, about as far as London is from Beirut. Having grown up between the isolation of Melbourne and Sydney, the city has neither the pretensions nor the pace of life of these eastern Australian cities.

With an impressive silhouette, Perth has been designed especially for its citizens. It is long, with wide streets that follow a classic perfectly ordered grid pattern, which makes it much more passable when visited. The parks are wonderful, especially Kings Park , which offers stunning views of the city and the river.

It has 4 universities. In this way, its population is characterized by being culturally very diverse. This makes it a much more cosmopolitan place. The beaches that surround the city have become a haven of peace that contrasts with those of other much more lively areas. The history of Perth goes back centuries and centuries old. The Swan River area was occupied by Australian Aborigines, about 50,000 years ago, before the arrival of British settlers.

When these arrived, he proclaimed his new colony in June 1829 . With the help of convict labor (prison around the city), the colony prevailed in harsh conditions. Thousands of immigrants flooded the area in 1850 for the "Gold Rush." Perth was finally declared a city in 1871. After World War II, immigration further increased the population. Today it is home to 1.47 million people.