• The entrance, only have to stoop a bit.

Prison Baob

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These Baob trees were used as prisons across WA. This one has enough space inside to hold about 5 people. The entrance is visible on the bottom right of the trunk.

See where this photo was taken at maps.yuan.cc.

AUS WA Wyndham DSC03725

Scott Foy, Jacob...K, maxington, and 18 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Felipe Abreu 2010 [deleted] 96 months ago | reply

    Wow!!!!! beautiful tree.....

  2. nana_cindy42 [deleted] 96 months ago | reply

    Great shot!! What interesting history!

  3. Scott Foy 96 months ago | reply

    Wow! Never seen a tree like that before! Great shot!

  4. Jacob...K 96 months ago | reply

    Australians keep prisoners in trees??? That's easily the craziest thing I have ever heard....

  5. yewenyi 96 months ago | reply

    They used them before they had built any buildings.

  6. maxington 96 months ago | reply

    Jail-trees? Oddest thing I've heard of in a while.

    Nice shot +really liked the story behind!

  7. ebilflindas 95 months ago | reply

    Another reason why the Little Prince so dreaded these frightful trees!

  8. goldsardine 86 months ago | reply

    oh, delightful photograph.
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  9. williewonker 86 months ago | reply

    Good historic link with the past.

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  10. groundswelldottv [deleted] 84 months ago | reply

    great shot, nice story telling

  11. alemdag 77 months ago | reply

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  12. Fikriye Kaya 77 months ago | reply

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  13. inthegarden 75 months ago | reply

    beautiful! please consider adding this photo to www.flickr.com/groups/championtrees/

  14. louisa_catlover 63 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Tree Photos, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  15. LaurieChristensen2061 56 months ago | reply

    Halo Yours Prison Baob is great and wonderful.Thanks.

  16. CLASSIC CPL 47 months ago | reply

    That's amazing. We have been fascinated by these trees on our trip but did not know this! Thanks!

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