Sailors stranded in Tasmania due to coronavirus happy with their predicament | ABC News

When French sailors Carina Juhhova and Christophe Mora first hit land in Tasmania in December, they were very ready to settle on dry ground.

The couple had sailed 8,000 nautical miles from Queensland, around the Top End and Western Australia and through the Great Australian Bight.

They did not expect to still be in the state eight months later, thanks to coronavirus.

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Western Australia, covering the entire western third of the country, is made up mostly of the arid Outback. Its population is concentrated in its fertile southwest corner, home to the Margaret River wine region and the riverside capital, Perth. In the far north, the Kimberley region is home to ancient Aboriginal rock art, the Bungle Bungle sandstone domes and Broome, with Cable Beach camels and a pearling industry.

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