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oldest picture gardens …

One Hundred years of movies and still going strong in Broome, Western Australia. World’s oldest picture gardens has it’s Centenary today! ABC Kimberley   Happy Birthday to this old girl. Today Broome’s Sun Pictures celebrates its 100th Birthday. It’s the … Continue reading

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hottest western region … Pilbara

Marble Bar is a small town, often the hottest recorded temperatures in Western Australia, yet the environment manages superbly. Featuring many rocky ranges and spinifex covered slopes, before finding wattles, gum trees and others in the gullies. To the east … Continue reading

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quality recreation time … Swan River, Perth

My recent Perth visit took me to the upper reaches of the Swan River in the Perth suburbs around Bassendean. Away from the touristy destinations of the Swan River in the city. Stars Mr Rocky and his little friend, Precious … Continue reading

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riding for the disabled …

My recent lack of posts was due to traveling and no internet, but caught up with plenty of family in Perth. One day was a visit to my brother’s voluntary job, at the Riding for the Diasabled farm just north … Continue reading

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back to the beach … again

Cable Beach, Broome is a great place to live, beaches on 3 sides, including Cable Beach, often in the top 10 of beaches worldwide. Here is a short video which gives a show of the dimension at low tide. These … Continue reading

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north east Kimberley environment …

Some images of the varied ecology surrounding the excellent Berkeley River Lodge in the NE Kimberley. Some that I haven’t posted before. Click to enlarge:

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the beach …

Away from the Political maelstrom, back to peace at the beach, one of the world’s top ten, Cable Beach. Looking forward to just over 10 metres of tidal change in just 6.25 hours. Reaching 10.5m tonight and down to 0.3m … Continue reading

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a pearl north of Broome …

A few more pics from the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm. Also a boutique resort, with a restaurant shared by pearl farm workers. Great place for a different holiday, and plenty of boating tours to take. I selected a ‘glamping’ experience: … Continue reading

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a random view …

A few selected images around Broome, ones the visitors don’t normally get to see. The tourist ‘season’ is over for the year, except those who enjoy a tropical summer. A good place to visit at any time of the year.

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Dampierland, a peninsula worth a visit …

More photographs from my long weekend trip up the Dampier Peninsula, where red dirt and corrugations prevail, dense woodland and pretty flowers. The towns of Beagle Bay, Lombadina/Djarindjin and One Arm Point are all near the Northern bits of the … Continue reading

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