Tag Archives: Broome

A trip to Beagle Bay Mission

About 100kms from Broome, on the Dampier Peninsula, is Beagle Bay. At the Aboriginal community there is a church built by German missionaries in 1917, replacing one built in 1896 by French monks sent out as missionaries. During World War 1, … Continue reading

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Sun Pictures

Sun Pictures is an open air cinema in Broome, which claims to be the oldest operating “Picture Gardens” in the world, in operation for over 90 years. Inside the building you can see old equipment from the time of silent … Continue reading

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Slipping into Broome time

On the way to Broome I made a slight detour into Marble Bar, known as the hottest town in the country because it is often over 40C in summer, but a rather chilly (to the locals) 20 degrees that day. … Continue reading

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A Broome tourist cliche

Well, I’m here in Broome, and about the first thing I did was head down to the famous Cable Beach for a swim, and then a few photos, including this one. (click for the larger size) More to come soon.

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