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Out from the wilderness

September 25th 2011
We are back from the wilderness. Well not quite wilderness, Karijini National Park in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. One of the doctors at work said we mustn’t miss it and he was right. What a beautiful place it is. Red hills and escarpments, rich in iron ore, dotted with clumps of spinifex and elegant white trunked ghost gums. The park features several gorges, some of which we visit ... 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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