Derby Rodeo August 7th 2011 The tourists are still hanging out in Derby town and last weekend was no exception, it was rodeo and there were lots of cowboys and gals in town. It was a sea of belt buckles and hats in Woolies.
Friday night was auction night, when the main riders were auctioned off at the pub. One guy went for $500. The girls and I went in on a cowboy (who we will call John Wayne) for the bargain basement price ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Derby 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
This little Fish is Derby bound again. 2012 is off to a roaring start with Orang-utans and Mt. Kinabalu ticked off the list already. If last year was anything to go by, this year will be full of dirt, dust and laughter. I'm also excited about jetty sunset drinks, camping/fishing trips, cowboys, dress-up parties, wide-eyed children and of course... more Kimberley adventures!
Hope you can tune in and read how it all pans out.
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