(Photo prompt courtesy of Melanie Greenwood)
It was beautiful. Long, sleek and gleaming white against the cobalt sky. It looked like a shark.
“Where d’ya get it?”
“Oh, friend of a friend of a friend of mine.” Anna, laconic as ever, was ambiguous.
“It’s a bloody Lear Jet. Shall we?”
Up we flew. The cattle station spread out below like a great red carpet. Far below I saw the homestead, tin roof glinting.
“Jeez, Anna. 2 helicopters not enough, now you need a plane too?”
“Well”, said Anna, “To get from one end of the property to the other was taking too long by car.”
(Margaret Range. Image Copyright 2012 http://www.thesentimentalbloke.com)
[Anna Creek Cattle Station in South Australia is the world’s largest; its area is roughly 6,000,000 acres (24,000 km2; 9,400 sq mi) which is slightly larger than Israel.]
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5 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers: Larger than Israel.”
Quite an expanse there. Welcome to Friday Fictioneers.
Thank you Rochelle!
That’s some property!
Wow, for once taking a plane to see the property seems justified.