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History: Albany, Western Australia

This is an interesting overview of Albany, a significant town in Australia’s history inclusive of military, whaling and I was surprised to learn of frequent king waves here. My friend and I just discussed many people washed off rocks by very large surges. Enjoy.

This is an overview courtesy of Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albany,_Western_Australia

Albany (play /ˈælbəni/)… Continue reading

History of Ilfracombe

http://www.smh.com.au/news/queensland/ilfracombe/2005/02/17/1108500203415.html

Ilfracombe

Tiny western Queensland township surrounded by large grazing properties.

Looking at the tiny settlement of Ilfracombe, with its one hotel and rather isolated Folk Museum, it is hard to imagine that, in the 1890s, the town had three hotels each with its own dance hall, a soft drink maker, a coach builder, two… Continue reading

 

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