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2013-05-30 16:23:58

Gripping historical novel combines fact and fiction to bring Dutch and Australian history to life PERTH, Western Australia, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Albatross Necklace is an epic Australian historical novel by Peter Purchase, who examines two intriguing periods in history: the Golden Age of the Dutch East India Company (the VOC) and its global expansion during 1690-1720, in particular the last voyage of the VOC ship the Zuytdorp wrecked in 1712; and the British...

2008-09-25 21:00:21

By David Lukas By David Lukas Lonely Planet Yes it's true that Western Australia's Shark Bay has sharks, but don't let the name scare you away -- Shark Bay is one of the world's great natural wonders. In fact, this World Heritage site is one of only a couple of places in the world that meets every one of the program's criteria. Located 500 miles north of the capital city Perth, Shark Bay is a shallow, 8370-square-mile lagoon fabulously rich in marine resources, including the world's...