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... called the engine room of this State, if not of Australia. For the last 45 years, its industry has been dominated by the exploitation of its abundant natural resources: iron ore, salt, copper, LNG (liquid natural gas) and oil. This part of the world generates a large % of Australia’s national income through its exports, taxes and royalties. On the back of China’s economic and structural development, WA has been experiencing a real ...
... but we did have to wear closed in shoes, long pants and a long sleeved shirt, not very comfortable when then forecast high was 42 degrees. Fortunately most of the time was spent on the bus which was air conditioned and our lunch stop was under some shady trees, otherwise it would have been unbearable.
We extended our stay at Point Samson an extra night so we could go fishing the next day. On the previous days tour Nigel ...
... Port Headland. BEAUTIFUL!! Along the banks of a large seasonal river, with huge gums it was so unlike anywhere we have been to date. Waking up to cattle walking through our campsite and kookaburras singing their hearts out it was definitely a reminder of Vic! We hit the road early to get to Port Headland for a food shop, then a town called Roebourne to do some washing at the information centre. The BEST information ...
... It took a while but around high tide things started to happen. Just around high tide I caught a Longtom... something I had never seen before. Razor sharp teeth... crazy fish.
After lunch we made a trip to Wickham where we found some monster mining trucks... WA booms through mining. After a short supermarket stop we headed back to the site to join Geoff and Julie for a few happy hour cold ...
... drive away. Some really great history of this little village. Some of the original buildings still stand but many have perished. We went up to the lookout and what a magnificent view of the lighthouse and surrounding waters. Took a few snaps and then headed back through the town stopping at the old school house. How cute it was, Chloe loved the old school desks and felt right at home in there. Finally got to take a few photos of the wildflowers, hopefully will find a few ...
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