Day 1 - Cable Beach, Broome WA by terryliv

Day 1 - Cable Beach, Broome WA

The famous Cable Beach at Broome in the southern Kimberley region of Western Australia.

(In Jul 2013, Rhoda and I did a three week tour of the Kimberley in Western Australia. The tour started in Broome and ended in Alice Springs and was just about the best three weeks imaginable. As I get time, I'll drop photos of the tour into my “From the Archives” album in chronological order.
For O/S 365ers, the Kimberley is a largely uninhabited region in NW Western Australia. It covers an area of about 425,000 sq kms, about three times the size of England and roughly the same size as California. It is hot and dry during the dry season and bloody wet during the wet season when all of the rivers and creeks flood and all roads become impassable for months on end. The population of the region is around 39,000 most of whom who live in the small towns of Broome, Derby, Wyndham, Kununurra, Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing. Apart from tourism, the main industry is cattle with many very large cattle stations in the region.
I hope you enjoy the tour)
I look forward to it Poppo, we had two weeks at the end of May last year but we only went from Darwin to Kununurra and back. I absolutely loved it.
January 8th, 2015  
(When I set up my "From the Archives" album, I intended to use it for photos taken in the past but instead it was used as a third string overflow album. But I'm now going to put it to its proposed use.)
In Jul 2013, Rhoda and I did a three week tour of the Kimberley in Western Australia. The tour started in Broome and ended in Alice Springs and was just about the best three weeks imaginable. As I get time, I'll drop photos into this album of the tour in chronological order.
For O/S 365ers, the Kimberley is a largely uninhabited region in NW Western Australia. It covers an area of about 425,000 sq kms, about three times the size of England and the same size as California. It is hot and dry during the dry season and bloody wet during the wet season. The population of the region is around 39,000 most of whom who live in the small towns of Broome, Derby, Wyndham, Kununurra, Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing.
I hope you enjoy the tour.
January 8th, 2015  
Looking forward to more pics of your trip Terry. The Kimberley is most definitely on our Bucket List!
January 8th, 2015  
great shot! Broome is on my "to do" list and now you're really going to make it a high priority :)
January 8th, 2015  
Great shot. I would love to visit this area.
And for any OS visitors who will be visiting the area, they should watch the movie Wolf Creek. Which is a documentary isn't it? 😄
January 8th, 2015  
Fantastic beach!! I am looking forward to seeing the pics of your trip. I am learning lots about your country every day!! It's why I love 365!! A question - what beaches have the alligators and snakes and it is unsafe to swim? Is it just one area?
January 8th, 2015  
one of my favourite places in the world - looking forward to seeing some sensational sunset and camel shots!!!
January 8th, 2015  
Looks so inviting
January 8th, 2015  
@pamknowler We don't have alligators Pam. They are in the US. We have crocodiles, both saltwater and freshwater. Basically it is possible to find saltwater crocs in the ocean anywhere in the north - from Cairns in Qld around to Broome in WA. However, they are far more prevalent in the rivers and creeks. And I think the snakes you are talking about are sea snakes but these inhabit the reefs and while a couple of species are extremely venomous, my understanding is that they are not considered dangerous as they have short fangs and so have difficulty injecting venom into humans. (Any Aussies please feel free to correct me.)
January 8th, 2015  
@terryliv Oops slip of the fingers - I knew I meant crocodiles - even i have heard of Crocodile Dundee!! Thanks for the info Terry. I just remembered someone else posting a shot recently of a fabulous beach but you couldn't go into the sea because of crocodiles. Really interesting!!
January 8th, 2015  
I am visiting my mother for two weeks. One of her friends came to visit, and he told us about Western Australia from when he used to live there. We had just said goodbye when I logged onto 365 and found this beautiful photo awaiting.
January 8th, 2015  
Beautiful beach scene Terry, great POV and DOF, with such wonderful colours:)
January 8th, 2015  
Lovely beach!
January 8th, 2015  
It's such a wonderful part of Australia!
January 9th, 2015  
Fabulous beach. Look forward to this theme
January 9th, 2015  
Beautiful shot:)
January 9th, 2015  
Beautiful spot.
January 9th, 2015  
Lovely spot.
January 9th, 2015  
Nice day for time at the beach!
January 9th, 2015  
Gosh what a gorgeous beach.
January 9th, 2015  
Oh my, what a life it would be
January 9th, 2015  
Love to be there RIGHT NOW !! Great shot Poppo :)
January 9th, 2015  
Lovely shot Terry.Pity the place is so expensive.
January 9th, 2015  
Wow that looks like a long beautiful beach. Oh how'd love to be there right now.
January 9th, 2015  
Oh my, the folks here in the U.S. where the temperatures are below freezing in something like 80% of the nation, are going to be very envious. Prepare for the sparsely populated WA area to be invaded by angry people from Minnesota.
January 9th, 2015  
such a fabulously big beach! Lovely shot.
January 9th, 2015  
I am very envious. I wouldn't mind laying on a beach- someplace warmer than here though.
January 9th, 2015  
This is a far cry from the frozen tundra out my back door. Just look at the blue of that water! Gorgeous.
January 10th, 2015  
What a beautiful beach. Hope to get there myself one say. In the meantime I'll come with you and see it through your eyes.
January 16th, 2015  
Beautiful shot! Beautiful beach! I wonder tho about the people and cattle during the wet season - if there's so much water that the roads are impassable for months, is the whole area flooded? How do the residents survive?
July 3rd, 2015  
Great beach!
August 5th, 2015  
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