Tag Archives: Broome

colouring the desert …

The Great Sandy Desert is amazing in the months following summer and autumn, when the colours emerge of a startling change in the environment. July to September reveals a kaleidoscope of colours erupting from the greys and greens among red … Continue reading

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pindan red …

Pindan is the name given to the iron oxide rich red soils in the West Kimberley, especially that found on the cliffs at James Price Point north of Broome. Visitors to the region are struck by the deep colour, and … Continue reading

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the looming cold in Oz …

I am disappointed with the looming cold now upon us, even here in the warmer Tropical town of Broome. May was below average minimum temperature for the month, by 1C, but about 4C lower than last year’s May average.  Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Broome’s east side …

Broome sits on a small peninsula at the southern end of the larger Dampier Peninsula. To the East is Roebuck Bay, where these images were taken. From the boat ramp at Town Beach, where crocodiles are sometimes seen, to the … Continue reading

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desert country in Western Australia …

Just south of the Edgar Range lies the Great Sandy Desert. Possibly contains much of the recently found ‘forest’. Hundreds of sand dunes running ENE to WSW, open woodlands, grasslands, and rocky outcrops, mixed in with ephemeral wetlands like Dragon … Continue reading

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travel Kimberley …

Some old pre-digital era pics of Kimberley field trips about 15 years ago, first time on pindanpost, where I started learning about Kimberley trees and other flora.

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the Edgar Range, Great Sandy Desert …

One of my favorite West Australian destinations, The Edgar Range is at the northern end of the Great Sandy Desert, where intrepid explorer Robert Bogucki found himself after traveling from Sandfire on foot, trying to reach Fitzroy Crossing. He was … Continue reading

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out and about near Broome …

My lack of posts recently is caused by popcorn overdose syndrome, watching the US media go into nuclear meltdown. However a few trips to the bush to return to sanity has helped recovery. The result below: Click to zoom.  

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a weekend of woodlands and grassy plains …

The best part of the time is finding wild horses and not so wild, among the flowers and grassy plains and adjacent woodlands near Broome. The ground has finally dried somewhat after a long and wet summer. The air is … Continue reading

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southern Kimberley coast at low tide …

Some great beaches near Broome often have a small creek or drainage outlet, this is SE from Broome, and not often visited, near False Cape Bossut. This is the same region as the weird rocky outcrops shown here.

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