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Broome town …

The architecture of the town of Broome in Western Australia is unique. Tropical, to desert climate, including heat waves to 44C and cyclones, that mostly pass by, have helped create this style of building, similar to a century ago. Corrugated … Continue reading

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Dampier Peninsula, a Kimberley experience …

At 200 km from north to south, the Dampier Peninsula has many attractions that can be seen where nature has a hold. Broome sits at the southern tip. Selected at random, click to zoom.

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vacation in Broome …

The Broome area contains so many water sites, from beaches, reefs, ephemeral lakes and swamps to dense woodlands and forests. These pics are several years old, but the same qualities for locals and visitors to keep occupied during leisure time. … Continue reading

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Remote snaps at the Berkeley River … part 2

..Part 2 of Berkeley River area where a large Kimberley River reaches the Ocean, sand dunes and beaches with rocky outcrops to the NWest and sandstone cliffs to the SEast, covered by rocky islands and mangrove swamps. Click to zoom.

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holiday snaps from the remote Berkeley River …

A few years ago, I was helping to landscape the new Berkeley River Lodge, part of the experience was to be surrounded by Kimberley wilderness. NW Kimberley, on the West side of Cambridge Gulf is Sandstone pavement country, separated by … Continue reading

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shellfish supreme …

Just received my copy of  award winning Living Molluscs, by Charles E Rawlings. A large hardbound copy, with great photographs of living molluscs across the world. I purchased mine through Andrew Isles Bookshop in Melbourne, posted to me in Broome, … Continue reading

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Kimberley beaches …

The most isolated of all Kimberley beaches is to the North East of the region facing Cambridge Gulf. Big tides and cyclonic weather can cause large changes from one year to the next, especially near the mouth of the Berkeley … Continue reading

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the rugged north-east Kimberley …

The West side of Cambridge Gulf, in Western Australian Kimberley’s north east is sparsely populated, due to the rugged country that lies there. The opposite side of the Gulf are the plains of the Ord River Irrigation area surrounding Kununurra. … Continue reading

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wild and free, horses in the Kimberley …

This post is inspired by a new follower, A Horse For Elinor. I have grown up with horses myself, all the way from a small private Primary school in Zimbabwe that taught horse care and riding, formerly Rhodesia, then in … Continue reading

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desert style wilderness of the SE Kimberley …

Border country between WA and the Northern Territory close to where the Tanami Desert meets the Great Sandy Desert contains a large freshwater body called Lake Gregory.  Sturt Creek drains from Inverell Station in the NT all the way south … Continue reading

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