Lying 12 miles off the Indian Ocean coast due west of Perth, this fish-shaped island measuring some seven miles by three (11km by 5km) was “where West Australians lost their virginity,” according to the novelist Robert Drewe. Its 63 sandy beaches and bays provide plenty of cover for canoodling couples but nowadays government-run “Rotto” markets other physical activities (swimming, surfing, hiking), balancing the touristic pressures of 600,000 annual visitors with the protection of a fragile ecosystem. No one lives here – bar the staff who maintain it – and cars are not allowed (a bus service and bikes, which you can hire, are the preferred transport options). Most people come over for the day on ferries, though there is self-catering accommodation and a hotel. What they find, apart from those scalloped bays, is a beautiful environment of gentle hills covered in tea trees and grasses and, out on the headlands, wild rosemary and low-lying succulents. Cute mini-marsupials called quokkas kick back in the shade and nibble the greens of the golf course while, offshore, bottlenosed dolphins cavort above pink coral reefs. If all this sounds impossibly paradisiacal, it should be noted that Wadjemup (the local name for the island) has a dark history, for it served as a penal colony for Aborigines for almost a century (until 1932). Some 370 prisoners still lie here. The story is told in the little museum in the main settlement, known as the Settlement.
With the influx of Central American migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking to flee violence in countries such as Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, places such as the Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley’s Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas, Annunciation House in the El Paso/Juarez and border region, and other temporary shelters run by the Diocese of El Paso, have been on the front lines of providing the basics, from food to clothes and temporary shelter, to the incoming crowds of migrants.
Innovation and durability combined, BMW brought sustainable mobility and fuel efficiency in the automobile scene when they launched threeimpressive BMW iPerformance plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs)—the BMW 530e, BMW 740Le xDrive and BMW X5 xDrive40e in November.Executive Motors Ltd, authorized importer and dealer of BMW vehicles in Bangladesh, has presented customers with electrified drivetrains and hoping to enhance the pleasure of driving with the power of electro-mobility. Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles–known as PHEVs– merges a gasoline or diesel engine with an electric motor and a durable large-scale rechargeable battery. Unlike conventional hybrids, PHEVS can be plugged-in and recharged from an outlet, grantingthe car to drive extensive distances using just electricity. When the battery is emptied, the regular engine turns on and the vehicle operates as a conventional, non-plug-in hybrid. Earlier in 2018, BMW introduced its third generation pioneering premium mid-size Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV)- the BMW X5 with its unique driving qualities on any terrain with unrestricted everyday regular usability. The X5 is a sleek combination between the rough off-road and sporty charm.
The depicted vehicle bears an almost perfect resemblance to other alleged leaked images of the fifth-generation of Supra, including a claimed leak of the car’s rear-end design from just before Christmas. Both leaks have depicted cars with classic Supra script just below a tall ducktail spoiler with a Toyota badge, though the previous photo wasn’t detailed enough to show whether the rear fenders are vented on both vehicles.
Jan 5, 2018 — Mercedes-Benz is recalling 8,700 GLE-Class, GLS-Class and S-Class vehicles because the left rear doors can appear to be locked when they aren’t, an especially dangerous condition with children nearby. Recalled are the following: GLE-Class 2017 …
Subaru Forester (2005) Ugandans are such ardent lovers of Subaru cars that they even have an association of Subaru drivers. Well people who love racing but at the same time prefer low fuel consumption cars were taken care of with the Forester. The Forester was one of the first cars to combine some of the best attributes of a sport-utility car with the ride and driving dynamics of a car. It is stable at high speeds and has strong brakes to effectively tame it which attribute favours those who love racing. David Kyambadde from Kajjansi has driven almost all models since its introduction in 1997. He says the Forester delivers the SUV features its buyers want, including a high seating position, reliability and a superb all-wheel-drive system with a relevant measure of off-road capability.
“Shoppers driving in to the centre today can look at the Sylvia Park website to see real-time parking information and make the best decision where to park before they arrive, as well as take advantage of the new car park and valet parking offers to make their day as stress-free as possible.”
The global director of the collectors’ car show, who is inspired by architecture, wants to renovate and build houses
Oladipo won the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for December 2015 for his work that includes giving $35,000 to a center that works with children dealing with hearing loss, along with donating a car and money to a single mother and her daughter to help them transition out of living in an Orlando women’s shelter.
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