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Allen, PM 2007 , 'Paradise on Earth?' , Famous Reporter, no. 35 , pp. 39-45 .

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Abstract

The prestigious travel magazine Conde Nast recently ranked Bali and Tasmania as 1 and 2 respectively on its 'World's best islands' list. Both islands have a special place in the Australian national imagination. The reason is complex. It goes beyond the scenery, the climate, the people; it's something to do with the perceived 'contained' nature and the 'timelessness' of islands. As Conde Nast puts it: 'In paradise, some things never change - the vistas, the culture, the people'.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Allen, PM
Keywords: Tasmania, island, Bali
Journal or Publication Title: Famous Reporter
ISSN: 0819-5978
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