On this day in 1688, Bowrey started an account book for his business whilst he stayed at Aceh. The accounts ended 16 May but his stay there lasted at least a month or so longer because that is when the pirate, William Dampier, visited Bowrey at his house. 105 more words
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Bowrey’s second period in the East Indies from 1680 to 1688 was eventful and this chapter is taking a long time to write. There is great satisfaction in matching events in his papers with mentions in the records of the East India Company but it all takes time. 168 more words
30th August – 2nd September, 2016.
Leaving Cape Range National Park, we retraced our route to Exmouth where we collected our mail, restocked with groceries, filled our tanks with water at the Information Centre and refuelled before heading back down the peninsula and taking the turn left to connect with the North West Coastal Highway. 549 more words
13/09/16 Our stay at Barn Hill extended one more day because Di reckoned that Birthday Boys shouldn’t have to drive on their special day. I agreed (easy decision) and we celebrated with a lunch at the Ramada Eco Resort just up the road at Cape Villaret. 518 more words