Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Australia - Wagga Wagga in New South Wales

Wagga Wagga - N.S.W.

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

Photography by Graham Whitehead

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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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