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Views of Rottnest  

Views of Rottnest

Throwing some snags on the barbie

October 31st 2007
Day 219 (30.10.07) We got up early and collected up all of our camping gear for our short trip to Rottnest Island, a few km off the coast of Fremantle. Luckily we were able to leave our big packs at the hostel and got to the docks in time to catch the 9.30 ferry. Half an hour later we had arrived at Rottnest Island and were glad to have some warmer weather. It had been sunny but chilly for the la ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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