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2000 Travels October 5



After breakfast, we went back to the Burrup Peninsula to have a look at the infrastructure of the NW Shelf Gas Project. 227 more words

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2000 Travels September 17


Very hot day. It reached about 36 degrees!

John rigged up a shadecloth shelter across the worst sun angle, at the back of the van, to try to keep it a bit cooler. 203 more words

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Karratha and Beyond

Where are we now
Exmouth Lighthouse
Travelling Tales
Next town heading south was Karratha and then through there to Dampier both towns based on natural resources for employment. 628 more words


Karratha and Dampier!

Day 19: When we got to Karratha, we stopped at the visitors center. This was good because we found out that the road we want to take to get to Tom Price and Karajini is a 4WD Mine Access road, which meant we had to watch an induction video and sign some paperwork! 640 more words

On This Day: 28 June 1688

Some time around this day in 1688, Thomas Bowrey invited the pirate William Dampier to his house in Aceh. In Dampier’s own words:

When I was a little recovered from the effects of my drench I made shift to go abroad and, having been kindly invited to Captain Bowrey’s house there, my first visit was to him, who had a ship in the road but lived ashore. 87 more words