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The beach at the Cape  
   

The beach at the Cape

Doing great tourist things

July 17th 2009
We have had a great couple of days. Yesterday we went on a tour to the Willie Creek Pearl Farm. Once we'd had afternoon tea, we were taken by boat into the creek - a beautiful blue, as are all the waterways here - and were shown the pearl shells which are kept in cages underwater to show the tourists. Most pearl shells are farmed a few kilometres out in the ocean. We were then taken on a little t ... 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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