A day in Albany April 11th 2012 One of these days I will visit a place that hasn't had its' place name replaced by a European word - but not yet!
Today we headed off to Albany. We drove along the peninsula through Torndirrup National Park on Frenchman Bay road, there were many short hikes to stop and take. First we visited the wind farm, wandering amongst the turbines on immaculately groomed paths, admiring a vivid blue ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Albany 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