Swept away by Down Under’s West coast
Broome in the Kimberley, Western Australia, has few residents, much white sand and red cliffs, and a handful of hotels, spas and wilderness retreats for the adventurous visitor.
This is for those who don’t mind traveling to Earth’s edge to get somewhere extraordinary.
Broome is in the Kimberley, a hunk of Western Australia the size of California but whose population is only 41,000 hide-skinned, Akubra-sporting (you know, the iconic hat) individuals. It also has some of the country’s whitest sand, warmest waters, reddest cliffs and most outlandish geological formations.
And those hide-skinned people are almost bizarrely kind. Without fail, if you pull over to look at a map, take a photo or argue with your navigator, they stop their car to ask, “Youse alroight?” If you’re not alroight, they seem to find joy in dropping whatever they are doing to help…