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Top 10 Winter Escapes In Australia

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Not only does the toilet flush in the opposite direction (or wait.. does it?) in Australia, the four seasons are reversed as well. Because Australia lies on the Southern Hemisphere, or below the equator, things happen a little differently than in America.

So while you’re blasting the heater in your car to keep those fingers warm on your commute, feel free to dream of warm sand and cold cocktails on the beach in Australia. And although those Aussies know a thing or two about chilling out in the sand, they also have a continent’s worth of other adventures to experience.

Check out this list of Australia’s most exciting winter, or should we say summer, escapes.

Photo: National Parks

Top 10 Winter Escapes In Australia

Mandy Burkholder is a travel, adventure, and outdoor writer who honed her craft in the foothills of the La Plata Mountains of Southwest Colorado. After a stint in the Swiss Alps, she now resides in Tennessee. Follow her on twitter — @mandyburkhold3r