We can thank monks for custard tarts and a former governor of Queensland for the humble lamington.
With most of us stuck at home, any list of hot destinations you must visit right now can safely be tossed out of the window. It's time, instead, to look forward to the things that aren't going to be fully open for a long time, and can be earmarked for a visit when life returns to normal again.
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Serene in stone, reclining in rock, blissful in bronze and ... enormous.