Our last day in Broome and at last a suitable movie for us to see at the Sun Pictures open air picture gardens - the oldest continuously running one in the World! The movie (Inside Out) was great and we enjoyed some jets flying low overhead just before the movie began. I enjoyed the geckos crawling on the big screen chasing insects.
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Happy birthday to our twin cousins Oscar and Archer. To celebrate we had lunch at Matso's brewery where Mum and Dad shared a tasting paddle and we all had nice meals. Mum enjoyed the ginger beer best.
Another day looking around town which included a walk along the Broome jetty/pier where some container boats were being loaded. We saw a turtle and several queenfish from the pier and the views to the west were pretty.
After a long weekend in Victoria (but not here) it was back to schoolwork and a relaxing day after yesterday's big adventure. It was a cooler cloudy day but Mum and I went swimming at Cable Beach while Dad and Fraser tried to catch some whiting for dinner. No whiting but they caught a nice dart which saved them going hungry.
Broome is also famous for its pearling industry, which replaced the earlier efforts to establish pearling at Cossack. Sadly a disease of oyster shells has recently ruined the local production with most pearls on sale in the shops sourced from the South Seas. Buyers beware! Here's a photo of an original pearl lugger restored and on display at one of the outlets.