Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Ambleside


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On this day in 1860, at around 4pm, Burke and Wills set off from Melbourne's Royal Park with seventeen men, on their ill-fated expedition to cross Australia. Though they succeeded in crossing the continent from south to north, both Burke and Wills perished on the return journey. Read the moving story of the expedition in William John Wills' diary, edited by his father after his death.
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41.2°S, 146.37°E

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