birding-aus Re: Norfolk Island website

To: "Bob Forsyth" <>
Subject: birding-aus Re: Norfolk Island website
From: Alexandra Appleman <>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 13:31:12 +1000
At 10:09 14/12/99 +1000, you wrote:
>Re the following website   > http://www.norfolkisland
>I think there should be a suffix for the country ?
>I got the message  " Host lookup www.norfolkisland not available "
>Regards....... Bob Forsyth
>Mail.............. PO Box 933,Mount Isa,Qld,4825
> just a state of mind ! 
Thanks Bob; yes the country extension is missing, the correct URL is

You need a passport to get there from Australia (even though it is an
Australian territory); there is a departure tax of $25 per person; they use
Australian currency but have their own stamps and form of government - oh!
and the locals don't pay income tax!  A bit like Monaco of the South Pacific. 

Norm gave it a 9 and a half (this from a man who disliked Bali).

Alex Appleman

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