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  Worth giving tourism the big banana - smh.com.au
The first Big Thing, the Big Banana, was built in 1963 by John Landi, an American immigrant who was so in love with his banana plantation that he wanted everyone to stop and visit his own piece of paradise.
For example, the Big Cow, also at Nambour, was built in 1975 by a local farmer to encourage tourists to stop at his Suncoast Dairy and see the cows being milked, as well as butter and cheese-making displays.
Less successful have been the Big Things attached to roadside diners and petrol stations, such as the Big Prawn at Ballina, the Big Oyster at Taree and the Big Merino in Goulburn, which were all built by the Mokany brothers in the '80s as part of their petrol station empire.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2002/09/08/1031115971331.html   (743 words)

 Big Banana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Big Banana is a tourist attraction in the town of Coffs Harbour, New South Wales and consists of a large building in the shape of a banana.
The original Big Banana has been copied by the Big Bananas at Carnarvon, Western Australia and the Big Bunch of Bananas at Sawtell, New South Wales [1].
The Big Banana is located at latitude 30°16'29.44"S and longtitude 153° 8'3.23"E.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Big_Banana   (138 words)

 Big Banana battles rising prices - Business - Business - smh.com.au
THE recent surge in banana prices threatened to destablise the Australian economy and the very fabric of Australian society when the inflation rate this week was pushed to an 11-year high.
The Big Banana is fortunate its banana plantation was well south of Cyclone Larry's path of destruction but Burmester says demand is still tight.
The Big Banana plans to open its new World of Bananas exhibit next week, where it plans to educate people about bananas with a movie and tour of its plantation.
www.smh.com.au /news/business/big-banana-battles-rising-prices/2006/07/28/1153816379753.html   (1256 words)

 Our History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Big Banana is constructed of ferrous concrete.
It is the original BIG BANANA but because of the development around it and the realignment of the Pacific Highway it has been somewhat dwarfed by progress.
In 1988 The Big Banana was sold to Horticultural World, partly owned by a local accountant and entrepreneur, Bob Johnson, who set about transforming The Big Banana into a fun-filled education showcase for horticulture.
www.bigbanana.com /wst_page5.html   (676 words)

Also on the losing end of the dispute is the already tarnished credibility of the WTO which, despite rhetoric to the contrary, does not provide a level playing field for its members (even if such a thing were desirable) or an unbiased method of dispute resolution.
The first is that the trade in bananas, or anything else for that matter, is controlled by the big players, in particular the US and the EU, and that in these countries, particularly the US, money and influence controls much of the political decision-making.
On the one hand, it ignores the fact that even though in many Third World countries the state has become so small as to be almost totally irrelevant, there still exist many large and powerful states in the world and they generally act in their own interests.
www.focusweb.org /publications/2001/Equador_WTO_big_banana.html   (2170 words)

 Banana plant, Banana trees, banana plants, banana trees, bananas, banana, dwarf banana plants
Hybrid' is one of the main bananas of commerce.
Banana trees are perennial crops that are grown and
Banana is a tropical herbaceous plant consisting of an
www.banana-plants.com /High-Color-Mini.html   (1926 words)

 Amazon.com: The Big Banana: Books: Roberto Quesada,Walter Krochmal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dubbed "The Big Banana" by Casagrande (since he hails from the Banana Republic), Eduardo is an impetuous daydreamer with persistent delusions of grandeur.
The Big Banana is a kaleidoscope of themes that allows an analytical approach from different planes and perspectives.
The Big Banana is a novel that one could use for educational purposes.
www.amazon.com /Big-Banana-Roberto-Quesada/dp/1558852557   (2435 words)

 Fresh cut Banana Leaves
Fold And Attach Banana leaves are folded and pinned to the outside & top of the banana tree sections.
A piece of banana leaf with its naturally smooth surface takes the place of greaseproof paper or foil for smoothing the top of sweetmeats, rice cooked in coconut milk, and other dishes.
The traditional Sri Lankan meal of Lampries (parcels of fragrant rice, curries and accompaniments wrapped in a banana leaf and baked) would lack a vital flavour component were the banana leaf to be omitted.
www.bananaplants.net /balefr.html   (575 words)

 big banana time inc.
Big Banana Time Inc. was initiated in 1996 and is an ongoing site-specific body of work by visual artist Tracey Benson, which explores the vital role of cultural tourism to the Australian economy.
the Big Pineapple, the Big Banana, the Big Cow) as the primary subject for this playful inquiry into the cultural condition of Australia.
parodying the staff uniforms at the Big Pineapple and the Big Cow's status as an antique market) with a motive to present a fragmented portrait of the phantasmagoric tourist experience encountered therein.
www.anu.edu.au /~u4034462/projects/bigbananatimeinc.htm   (368 words)

 Top Banana Transcript
You know, bananas are 99 percent fat-free, high in fiber, vitamin C and vitamin B6, and it is loaded with potassium which is essential for regulating blood pressure and keeping your muscles strong and healthy.
So many city dwellers were either injured or killed in banana related accidents that the peel became the poster child for the growing litter problem in America.
These bananas are already pretty tender, so just scoop up with one fork and kind of flip it over onto the other fork and lay it down gently.
www.goodeatsfanpage.com /Season7/Bananas/topbanana.htm   (2864 words)

 Big Things
The Coffs Harbour area is a treasure trove of Big Things: the Big Banana, the Big Bunch of Bananas and the Big Elephants.
The Big Bunch of Bananas is located near its relative the Big Banana, in the banana-growing town of Sawtell.
The Big Barramundi is perched at the front of the Big Barramundi BBQ Gardens in the Far North Queensland town of Daintree.
www.bigthings.com.au /b.htm   (838 words)

 Banana Beach Naturist Beach Skiathos
Nudism is permitted on Big Banana but it tends to attract mainly non-naturists.
Secondly, there is the small beach to the extreme left of Big Banana.
This beach is to the right of Big Banana and over a rocky headland.
www.sunnybanana.com   (626 words)

 big stuff in australia
There's the big sheep, the big banana, the big pineapple.
This isn't THE Big Pineapple, which resides in Nambour, Queensland, along with the Big Cow and the Big Macadamia Nut.
This is another Big Pineapple parked alongside a petrol station on the Bruce Highway somewhere south of Mackay.
www.coastalsurvey.com /travel/australia/big_oz.htm   (384 words)

A banana plant can be 25 feet (7.6 metres) tall, as tall as some trees, but it is a herb, the biggest herb in the world.
The small, seedless mutant bananas developed by Asian farmers perhaps 10,000 years ago were carried by travellers, explorers, slave and ivory traders, colonizers and soldiers from Asia to India to Arabia to Madagascar, which is the big island off the east coast of Africa.
banana farmers are women.(8) The money women make from selling the bananas they don’t eat helps to pay for the childrens’ school fees, building clean water storage tanks and buying additional nutritious food for their families.
www.batplants.co.uk /bananasfinaldraft.htm   (1756 words)

 Banana Bread II - Allrecipes
This is the best banana bread recipe I have found so far.
It has great banana flavor and moist texture that I like in banana bread.
I think beating the eggs first and adding the banana to the liquid, then blending the dry ingredients in would be better for texture as well.
allrecipes.com /recipe/banana-bread-ii/detail.aspx   (410 words)

 About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frequently the comment has been; “The Big Banana is not as big as I remember”.
Thrill seekers are also catered for at The Big Banana - a half kilometre downhill TOBOGGAN RIDE - a guaranteed adrenalin rush and fun for all the family.
The Big Banana's newest retail outlet is 'Puzzles Downunder', which is Australia's largest outlet for puzzles, jig-saws and brain teasers of all descriptions.
www.bigbanana.com /wst_page2.html   (787 words)

 Big Banana Bonanza
Eban Musak is an outstanding specimen and one of the few bananas that ripen green on the tree.
Apple banana is the 2nd Musa variety we ever grew.
Rated zone 9-10, Apple banana typically grows about 12 feet but may reach higher when happy and well fed. The foliage is robust, mostly green with a slight red margin around the leaves...but grow Apple for taste
www.mgonlinestore.com /Musa2005   (638 words)

 eBay - big button banana, Women's Clothing, Clothing, Shoes Accessories items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Banana Republic Big Button Soft WOOL Cardigan M
NWT Banana Republic Cardigan Big Button Sweater Beige M
Banana Republic Big Button Angora Cardigan Sweater, XS
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=big+button+banana&...   (266 words)

 The Official Deep Banana Blackout Web Site - Latest News
DBB and the entire extended Banana family would like to express their best wishes and continued happiness for the young couple.
This is Deep Banana Blackout's 9th appearance at the Vibes since 1997.
Deep Banana Blackout threw down the funk once again at one of their old stomping grounds.
www.deepbananablackout.com   (1286 words)

 Tiny Pineapple · Archives · Second Only to the Big Banana
As soon as I read the phrase “second only to the Big Banana” I knew that my life wouldn’t be complete until I’d found a postcard depicting this most massive of fruits.
And if they didn’t get RID of The Big Pineapple (which MUST, after all, exist in order to be the counterpoint to “The Tiny Pineapple”), I guess I’m not entirely opposed to The Big Banana (no Freudian implications, I promise).
December 6, 2005 at 01:32 PM Well, it turns out that the Big Pineapple may not be the counterpoint to Tiny Pineapple, after all.
www.tinypineapple.com /archives/2005/12/second_only_to_the_big_banana.html   (560 words)

 Big Plants
Big elephant ears, big banana trees, and especially, big bamboo!
This means bamboo that gets big and big carnvorous plants.
These are big plants in 1 to 2 gallon containers with great root systems.
www.bigplants.com   (802 words)

 Australia's Big Things - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, 'Ploddy' the diplodocus at the Australian Reptile Park in New South Wales has a claim to being the first big thing [1], which was built in 1963.
The ABC produced a documentary titled "Big Things" as part of its programme The Big Picture.
The Big Boxing Crocodile, Humpty Doo, NT The Big Boxing Crocodile, Humpty Doo - 8 m x 8 m
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australia's_Big_Things   (1034 words)

 The Big Bad Banana!! page 3
Or read some crazy banana quotes from "Slick Daddy"!
What did Momma Banana say to calm her boys down after their fight?
During the Banana 500, what did the racecar drivers do when they saw the green flag?
pages.prodigy.net /nsgrosky/_wsn/page3.html   (230 words)

 TIME INTERNATIONAL: The Big Banana Split --PAGE 1-- November 23, 1998
In a sense it is fitting: if the crunch had to come over something, the six-year transatlantic spat over the European Union's banana import policy has earned a dubious right of precedence.
It is absurd that things would come to such a pass, and in fact they probably won't.
After all, the banana spat has been a familiar irritant in transatlantic relations without undermining the world's largest bilateral trade relationship, worth more than $320 billion last year and growing fast.
time.com /time/magazine/1998/int/981123/business.the_big_banana21a.html   (543 words)

 Big Bong Mobile Webcasting Unit
The tilt-truck unloaded the Big Bong Mobile in the main street of Nimbin, right outside the Nimbin H.E.M.P Embassy /H.E.M.P Bar Complex in plenty of time for the traditional 420 Mardi Grass Toke Off inside the H.E.M.P Bar.
At exactly 4.15:40 the voice of Max Stone -the non official smokesperson from the radical fringe of the Australian Cannabis Law Reform Movement sounded the Four minutes Twenty seconds till 4.20 PM and the start of the Nimbin Million Man Marijuana March....
If you want to participate in the physical reality you will need to be wearing a Big Bong Tee Shirt, after all, it is the sale of Big Bong Tee Shirts that funds the initial construction phase.
www.bigbongburgerbar.com /mardigrass2003   (646 words)

 ClearSpeed - Why Acceleration?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Our unique, patented device allows for the safe transport and storage of individual bananas letting you enjoy perfect bananas anytime, anywhere.
The Banana Guard was specially designed to fit the vast majority of bananas.
To request more information about the Banana Guard or to suggest new Banana Guard colours you'd like to see in the future please contact us.
www.bananaguard.com   (155 words)

 Let's say I wanted to move a big banana.. - Banana Forum - GardenWeb
I moved 1000 miles once and the plants I put in the moving truck were cooked when I got there.
If you have 15' plants now that probably means you will waste a year or more of growth the plant has put in trying to bloom.
Prop the pot up an somewhat of an angle by putting 25# sacks of tertilizer under the top end (they are like big bean bags, and you can use the fertilizer later).
forums.gardenweb.com /forums/load/banana/msg1101372513967.html   (766 words)

Information on international fruits market and more particularly on bananas, citrus fruits as well as other tropical fruit and vegetable products are updated on a regular basis within the framework of a partnership established with the "Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement" (Cirad).
The EU Banana Regime and the WTO Dispute Settlement
Denis Loeillet issues on a regular basis "FruiTrop", a report on fruits market including bananas, citrus fruits as well as other tropical fruit and vegetable products, which is available on the Infocomm portal.
www.unctad.org /infocomm/anglais/banana/sitemap.htm   (805 words)

 Big Banana Juice Bar - health wheatgrass, vegetable & fruit juice in Bristol
Big Banana Juice Bar - health wheatgrass, vegetable and fruit juice in Bristol
Getting into the food market was a big break for us.
see the fully juiced up Big Banana Juice Bar website, click here.
www.thebigbananajuicebar.co.uk   (162 words)

 Big Dada Official Site
As part of the veritably spectacular CMJ music conference, Big Dada will be holding a showcase in NYC this Saturday night.
TY will be performing songs from his brand new album 'Closer' alongside one of the UK's finest DJs, Big Ted.
They're joined by New Flesh, who'll be bringing all the energy of their Universally Dirty album to one of the best British rap stage shows you could ever wish to see.
www.bigdada.com   (242 words)

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