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... who wanted $100 a night which I declined. Apparently all the costs are inflated in the area due to the high earnings of the local miners. I found out Tom Katie’s boyfriend was there at the time and staying next to a caravan park. It would have been nice to see him but the heat was too much and I would be seeing him in a few days time in Perth ...
... before ringing others on the list. Turns out they were no longer open to the public, as they'd been bought by Rio Tinto as mining accommodation. Thus confirming straight away that this was definitely a mining town.... that and all of the mine spec vehicles driving around! Russ called the next number, and was told that they usually catered for mine employees, but it was quiet at the moment so they had a room spare. $110 for a self contained donga in the industrial ...
... this time of year, what about the risk of box jellyfish, stingers ( we’ve seen a few of them during our diving days in Oman and they’re not nice..) sharks, strong currents, salt water crocs, intense UV sunlight etc. How frustrating it would be to live on a beautiful stretch of coastline and not be able to go into the sea for any of those reasons.
*We head to the local bakery to pick up some toasted sandwiches for our lunch. We ...
... guide took us on an informative drive through Roebourne. Roebourne is a small town in the Pilbara where the vet who treated Red Dog had his practice and Nigel told us that the vet has just recently moved back into town. Red Dog is buried between Roebourne and Cossack. The tour continued down to the Rio Tinto Cape Lambert Port where we got very close to all of the iron ore processing operations there, then into Wickham for ...
... niet door gebeten kunnen worden. Shirley had weer raak en het is een sort karp achtige vis die goed weerstand bood. Ik ving ook zo een een tijdje later...erg leuk gevecht. Daarna was het tijd voor mijn eerste haai aan de haak ......een 'shovel nose shark'. Erg voorzichtig heb ik zijn hoek verwijderd en natuurlijk weer terug in het water gezet. Een top dag!!!
Lots of love/Groetjes,
Shirley and Mark
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