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Aug 27, 2016 - Katanning

Saturday August 28 Katanning Well the plan had been to stay in Wagin overnight, but apart from Baart, the Big Ram, there was nothing else to see so we kept cruising! Lots more “countryside” – and it is beautiful, especially as there has been lots of rain and everything is so green. Unfortunately the wind is a killer and cuts you in half. One of the surprises of the day was passing through a small place called Witchepin where Albert Facey (author of A Fortunate Life)spent much of his life in the early 1900’s before the Depression. We arrived...

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Mar 22, 2014 - Katanning

We went down memory lane by re-visiting Katanning where we lived for a year in 1988.The meaning of Katanning is unknown but it is thought to be a local aboriginal word that is either 'Kart-annin' that literally means "meeting place of the heads of tribes", or 'Kartanup' that means "clear pool of sweet water".Others suggest that the place is named after a local aboriginal woman. Katanning features a unique playground of over-sized structures named the "All Ages Playground" which we went to. The town has many other attractions, including a...

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Feb 16, 2007 - Katanning

Katanning was the first big town I came across and wasn't really taken with it. It did however have the biggest slippery dip I have ever seen in a town. Must be great fun for the kids. There is a few places to stay and if I didn't have a goal to get to, I might have looked around a bit more, but drove on through.

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