“I Wasn’t Expecting Cable Beach to Look so Romantic atDusk”
This was my first visit to Cable Beach, and I couldn’t wait to do the infamous camel ride at sunset. Half way through the ride we were turning back and I saw the amazing sunset, I had to take a photo to remember that incredible Thursday.
The vastness of Cable Beach shocked me and I was honoured to be part of an Aussie icon at that moment. I wasn’t expecting Cable Beach to look so romantic at dusk; it really took my breath away. The fresh air and ocean breeze was cooling after a warm day and if I leaned down close enough to my camel I could smell him too.
I look back at my time in Broome and Cable Beach with a smile and see it as the highlight of my journey around Australia.
On my last night in Broome I ventured out to photograph the stars with my best friend. I can never get used to the novelty of seeing a blanket of stars above me, making me feel both infinitely small and yet part of something large and powerful.
You’ll find Australia’s most dazzling coastline in Esperance, an eight-hour drive south from Perth. Local resident Dan Paris suggests travelling inland through the Wheatbelt, breaking up the drive with a night in Hopetoun before arriving at the beautiful beaches of Esperance.
We embarked upon the 400km red earth road to Western Australia’s highest peak, Mt Augustus. We were blessed with a timeless scene; a magnificent view of the world’s largest rock slowly transforming through a medley of reds in the morning light.
Kieran and Tory Wardle and their three children are the only people that can call Dirk Hartog Island, off the coast of Denham in Western Australia, home. They regularly welcome visitors to this historic and unique place to show them its natural wonders, far from the routines of every-day life. Here are their tips for a seven day trip.