Monday, July 13, 2015

Wagga Wagga in New South Wales, Australia

Wagga Wagga - N.S.W.

Left: St Michael's Cathedral
Middle: Chisholm Fountain, Victoria Memorial Gardens
Right: Civic Centre

Photography by Graham Whitehead

This postcard is postmarked in 2015 with a stamp from Australia.

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The Aboriginal inhabitants of the Wagga Wagga region were the Wiradjuri people and the term "Wagga" in the Wiradjuri aboriginal language is thought to mean crow. To create the plural, the Wiradjuri repeat a word, thus 'Wagga Wagga' translates to 'the place of many crows'.
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