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Rottnest Island Photo 14

Rottnest Island

April 8th 2011
At 9:30am, the jet boat operator told us to strap ourselves tightly into our seat belts to ensure we don't go overboard.  The boat was small and at the front was the primary site of the coming action.  Late to arrive, Sarah and I were nestled in the second row, warmed by our waterproof parkas provided to us by the Rottnest Mega Blast ferry company.  Only lasting for about 20 minutes of roller c ... 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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