Kookynie is a ‘living ghost town’ with fewer than 20 people living among the ruins of the once large prosperous & quite cosmopolitan gold rush town.
Cosmopolitan Hotel
Kookynie Hotel Ruin
Old Ute
Corrugated Wall & Broken Windows
Corrugated Wall With Louvre Window
The Western Australian Peppermint Tree (Agonis Flexuosa) provides welcome shade & the delicate relief of bright feathery green foliage.
Agonis Flexuosa (Western Australian Peppermint Tree)
Sunset among the ruins
Kookynie Ruin
Kookynie Ruin Sunset Glow
Prickly Pear is a noxious weed in Australia, but it looks pretty backlit in the sunset.
Prickly Pear Declared Weed
Prickly Pear
Prickly Pear Cactus Flower