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Mark Moxon's Travel Writing

Australia: Top-up, Sir?

A phallic pinnacle from Nambung
Nearby Nambung is full of phallic shapes; perhaps this explains the strange customs in Cervantes

Ah, the local pub in Cervantes. Funny things happen in the country, not least of which are some of the methods publicans use to entice people to drink in the pub, a slightly unnecessary thing to do seeing as there's hardly any choice anyway. Andreas and I were sitting at the bar minding our own business, and he nudged me and said, 'Hey, check it out! There's a girl getting changed in the room behind the bar, but I don't think she knows we can all see her. How embarrassing!'