When I first started thinking about how to approach this article, I was going to go on and on about how Australia and its beaches should be featured on this blog more, seeing as how it is the largest island in the world. However, depending on who you ask, it isn’t technically an island. Due to its massive size (almost 3 million square mile), it’s considered more of a continental landmass. According to Encylopaedia Britannica, “an island is a mass of land that is both “entirely surrounded by water” and also “smaller than a continent.” By that definition, Australia can’t be an island because it’s already a continent.” Who knew?
To download the high resolution version of the image above, head on over to the Wallpapers page and be sure to check out the Facebook page for our “Beach pics of the day” posts. Vote for your favorite by “liking” the photo and each week, we’ll post the winning image and a high resolution image of it for your viewing and downloading pleasure … but it will only be available for one week.
Do you have a picture of a beach you’d like to have featured? If so, send me an email at info (at) beachbarbums (dot) com and I’ll see what we can do.