Hot Spot: Eneabba

FLOWER POWER Just 80 km south of Dongara and a three-hour drive from Perth lies the dusty, sunbaked township of Eneabba, which has as many dogs as people. It's home to a general store, some uninspired architecture and a rutile sand factory, which employs half the population of 286. This is a place to fill the gas tank, wipe the splattered insects off the windscreen and vamoose in a cloud of dust. But from mid-July to the end of October, Eneabba undergoes a startling transformation into one of Australia's most impressive natural attractions. The spring rains trigger an outburst of wildflowers,...

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