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Well, the slightest tension on the line and he knows just how full the basket is at the boat.
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There's a good deal of cursing and shouting by the mariners here because there's so many boats and there's so little area for them to maneuver in.
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By 11 o'clock in the morning, our job was completed. A storm was expected.
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You can see the storm clouds in the distance, so we were glad to get back to Hobart.
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And we're going to fly from here to the north. In fact, north of Sydney to the Gold Coast.
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Now we mentioned earlier in the lecture this evening, that they are enjoying a tremendous economic boom in Australia.
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Great fortunes are being made overnight.
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And many of those people that are making the fortunes are constructing summer homes, weekend bungalows along the Gold Coast.
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There's also a good deal of construction of apartment houses and hotels in very gay and attractive colors.
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And the beach here is certainly different from the beaches that you find in the Sydney area.
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Most of those beaches are great coves.
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The beaches here will extend for 16, 17, 18 miles in length.
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The Vita tan man, well, he has more business than he can handle.
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And he has winter residents from Melbourne, and from uh Adelaide, from Tasmania, and when they arrived they want to get a tan in a hurry.
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So they have the oil sprayed onto them. Within 48 hours they'll be as brown as a berry.
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And so the Vita tan man, he works eight or ten hours a day.
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We're going to spend a couple of days here, and then we're driving south to Currumbin.
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And we're going to Currumbin to photograph the wild parrots. Well they weren't wild at all.
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And the moment that I appeared with some food, these fine-feathered friends descended on me by the dozen.
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I soon felt very much, like the late Queen Mother Mary of England.

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