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SS Orsova Liner
A British ocean liner, the SS Orsova, was built in Barrow-in-Furness by Vickers Armstrong Shipbuilders Ltd. for the Orient Steam Navigation Company for their Great Britain-to-Australia services via the Suez Canal.
SS Sydney laid down in San Francisco at the Western Pipe & Steel Co as a C3 class as a cargo ship to be named Croatan and just like her sister SS Roma they were both completed as an Auxiliary Aircraft Carriers. She was launched named HMS Fencer on April 9, 1942 and she was officially commissioned by the Royal navy on February 27, 1943.
Both Atheling and Fencer were purchased by Lauro Lines to be rebuilt as modern passenger liners. Unlike other C3 ships, both Sydney (Fencer) and Roma (Atheling) were rebuilt as classy looking two class liners.
Entered the Italy - Australian service in 1951 and managed to set a whole new standard in migrant transportation, as they offered superior surroundings.
Pinnacles Desert - Western Australia
Situated near Cervantes, about 180 km north of Perth Western Australia is a sandy desert containing one of the most unusual landscapes in Australia : the Pinnacle Desert. Out of the yellow, shifting sand rise thousands of huge limestone pillars known as the Pinnacles.
Rising up to five meters in height, he pinnacles display a vast array of shapes.