Tag Archives: travel

winter blast … tropical summer

Oh dear: Europe – Ice storms cause widespread winter chaos = Photos Ice Age Now Sticking to the tropics. Never seen snow ‘live’, never want to. Shivering just thinking about it.  

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come in, ‘Spinners’ …

Video of the rare Dwarf Spinning Dolphins at Price’s Point, just 60km north of Broome:   James Price Point Spinners Short film of the James Price Point Spinners with Simon Allen, Research Biologist, Murdoch University, Perth, WA. Location: Broome, The … Continue reading

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horse treatments … or mis-treatment of horses

Australian bureaucrats and government agencies have committed a series of animal cruelty acts in their endeavor to rid the outback of what they call ‘feral horses’ by shooting them from helicopters. This, despite their history of helping civilization for thousands … Continue reading

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lazy, hazy, early summer Broome sunset …

Reminiscent of the weeks following the Mt Pinatubo volcanic explosion, the hazy horizon gives some unusual sunset images. Click to enlarge …

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ancient horse culture …

An interesting post on the Raxa Collective about ‘rewilding’ horses. Sounds what unethical cattle station owners have done here in Australia to the Stockhorse. Makes the research from  “The Wild Horse Conspiracy” author, Craig Downer, and others, even more important. … Continue reading

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Ludwig Leichhardt perished nearby a century and a half ago …

Earlier this year, I headed off into the Great Sandy Desert, searching for suitable plant species, as well as looking for artifacts left by explorer Ludwig Leichhardt. The intrepid chaps we helped trying to reach this spot ended in failure, … Continue reading

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by the bay … Broome

… Roebuck Bay … That’s an oil rig tender in the distance. More…

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wild and still free …

Earlier this year, some local wild horses came to check out the ‘treat supply’, and meet with ecologist Craig Downer. Ecologist, Craig Downer from the US,  recently visited these horses near Broome. He had this comment to make: “Such a … Continue reading

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Kimberley wild horse country …

Last month’s trek through the SE Kimberley, where three deserts meet, was full of unexpected results. Some are now downloaded here, click to enlarge: Horses, Also the odd dromedary:

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wild horse enlightenment …

The science on the impact of wild horses and the environment is now in. The benefits outweigh the negatives. The only reason that authorities have used to demonize wild horses is falsified. It was all about the money, or they … Continue reading

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