Broome & Kimberley Two - 16 to 24 May 2011 June 17th 2011 We arrived in Kununurra which is a relatively young town only established in 1963 to service the irrigation area. The building of the Diversion Dam Wall across the Ord River formed a lake known as Lake Kununurra and these waters were then diverted via channels to irrigate the farmlands. From the time of the early pioneers it had been thought that the Ord River could be harnessed, like the Nile R ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia 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
We left the UK in 2010 after retiring to travel ‘around the world’ for a year! Well we are still living 'out of suitcases' and having wonderful experiences in an ‘ever expanding’ number of countries - the world seems to keep on growing...... We have now written over 100 blogs, starting them initially as a way of storing our memories in an ‘out of body hard drive’, so that we do not forget any of our visits and experiences as we grow ever older….…We are just about to head off to USA, Canada for 6 months and we hope that you continue to enjoy reading our blogs.
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