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Hutt Lagoon

No, your eyes are not deceiving you. The water is really pink. This is Hutt Lagoon, a natural pink lake.   Located near the coast, Hutt Lagoon is a salt lake. Because the lake is below sea level, marine water seeps in all year round through the barrier ridge while...

It’s Morning Again in Yanchep

Early morning at Yanchep National Park is quiet with no tourists. Although the park seems void of activity, there is actually a lot going on. Just stop, look, and listen.   Kangaroos are active from dusk to dawn. Thus, it comes as no surprise that many western grey...

Koala Boardwalk

The koala is one of Australia's iconic animals. They are marsupials, and their native range is in Australia's eastern and southern coastal areas. Today, koalas are not found in the wild in Western Australia. However, fossil evidence show that koalas once roamed the...

Busselton Jetty

At 1.841 kilometres in length, Busselton Jetty is the longest timber piled jetty in the southern hemisphere. Construction of the jetty began in the 1860s. Over the next ninety years, additions to Busselton Jetty extended it a few times until it reached its present...

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Built in 1903 from limestone quarried about a mile away, Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is a twenty metre cylindrical tower standing on a 100 metre bluff overlooking Geographe Bay.   Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is still being used today, and its automated beam flashes...

Mount Frankland Wilderness Lookout

The Mount Frankland Wilderness Lookout provides views on the Walpole Wilderness. This is a very easy walk to the lookout. It is about 300 metres each way on an even path from the information shelter.   Once you reach the lookout, look around. What do you see? Acres...

Mount Frankland Summit

Mount Frankland Summit is 1,345 feet above sea level. A trail takes you to the top of the mountain where you get 360 degree views of the surrounding landscape. The trail is about 600 metres each way from the information shelter.   In the beginning, the trail to Mount...

Wow! What a Difference!

What in the world is this? It is a relic from the past.   Founded in 1985, Blockbuster was once a major player in the video and DVD home rental business. At its peak in 2004, Blockbuster had nearly 9,100 stores in the United States, its territories, and twenty-four...

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