Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Kimberley: Awesome Wonder
Michael Gebicki - Sydney Morning Herald - November 13, 2008
Whether you tour it, four-wheel-drive it, cruise it, or fly over it, the Kimberley will leave you lost for words.
In the Kimberley, words run out of puff. Faced with the dimensions of the country, full-flavoured adjectives turn pale and limp. How to describe this wild, arid plateau at the northern end of Western Australia, a place half the size of NSW with a population of barely 31,000 that is crossed by only two roads, where the coastline is almost totally inaccessible except from the sea, where the cattle stations are measured by the million hectares, and where the trees come from Africa and the climate from the furnace?
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