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late afternoon, day one: close to Caiguna  
   

late afternoon, day one: close to Caiguna

Seeing "Australia"

April 19th 2019
“We’ve done it twenty-six times,” the grey-haired retiree next door told me matter-of-factly. “Kids and grandkids in WA,” he added by way of explanation. “People ask us, ‘What do you see out there?’ ‘Australia,’ I tell ’em, ‘we see Australia.’” I’d encountered a similar reaction when I first started talking of driving the Nullarbor, that 1,200 km (745 miles) expans ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Nullarbor Plain

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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Tot: 2.552s; Tpl: 0.029s; cc: 31; qc: 134; dbt: 0.1132s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.9mb