Lake Harry Ruins (Outback Australia)

Lake Harry Ruins, Outback Australia

At the turn of the twentieth century this site was part of a vastly different scene; an oasis of date palms, abundant bore water, camels and Afghan Cameleers.

The ruins are a reminder of that era and highlight a recurring theme in Outback Australia – the optimism and enterprise of the early colonists’.

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Photos: Baz, The Landy

Date Palms in the Australian Outback (Dalhousie Ruins)

Date Palms in the Australian Outback
Dalhousie Ruins, Central Australia…

It is not unusal to find date palms in the remote Australian Outback, particularly in the centre of Australia.

Often planted by Afghan Camel Traders.

 The Australian Outback…If you can survive the flies, you’ll love it!