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Aboriginal Artwork The Kimberley Australia

Aboriginal Rock Art in the Kimberley, Australia

The Kimberley is explored on a small group tour for mature and senior travelers, couples or singles. Both Aboriginal community is studied and an appreciation of the wet and dry seasons. This guide on the Kimberley assists the traveler as you start from Broome and travel round via Halls creek and Purnunulu national park over some 17 days in a group of up to 12 people.

23 Apr 20 · 5 mins read
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Aboriginal Stone Arrangements

Aboriginal Stone Arrangements

Aboriginal stone arrangements are a form of rock art deliberately placed in position by Indigenous Australians and associated with spiritual ceremonies or utilitarian purposes. This article for mature and senior travellers provides and couples and solo travellers with and understanding and appreciation of the Ancient historic landscapes they are travelling though on a small group tour.

6 Feb 21 · 9 mins read
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Coastline near Albany, Western Australia.

Albany and ANZAC, Western Australia

Albany is the southernmost town of Western Australia. The Wildflower small group tour visits this historic town with a strong ANZAC connection. Albany before the Swan River colony, later to be known as Perth.

28 Apr 20 · 5 mins read
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Albany Fish Traps, Western Australia

Albany Fish Traps, Western Australia

Articles supporting small group tours for senior and mature travellers, couples and solo travelers learning about Aboriginal and colonial history. A large body of archaeological sites specifically associated with Aboriginal estuarine fishing and fishtraps lie scattered across the southwest of Western Australia.

20 Mar 21 · 7 mins read
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Alexander Forrest & Early Development of the Kimberley Cattle Industry

Alexander Forrest & Early Development of the Kimberley Cattle Industry

Article about Alexander Forrest, a cattleman who made a difference in the Kimberley. Forms part of a small group tour for mature and senior travellers into Outback Australia for couples and solo travellers.

27 Jun 21 · 10 mins read
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Black Necked Stilt Birds

Birding in Broome, Western Australia

Birding in Broome, Western Australia The town of Broome, in the remote north of Western Australia, is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Over 330 bird species have been recorded in and around Broome – more than one…

22 Jul 20 · 6 mins read
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Cable Beach

Broome, Australia

Broome an introduction. Brome is the beginning and end of the Kimberley small group tour offered by Odyssey in the dry season. With its own history read on to learn more about this coastal frontier town. For mature and senior travellers this is a great tour examining all aspects of the Kimberley from the indigenous community, the landscapes and the wildlife. Designed for couples and the solo traveller.

14 Dec 20 · 5 mins read
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Coolgardie, Western Australia

Coolgardie, Western Australia

Articles for mature and senior couples and solo travelers interested in learning about the Outback, Aboriginal history in Western Australia before joining a small group tour.

28 Jun 21 · 7 mins read
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Derby, Western Australia

Derby, Western Australia

Article about Derby, Western Australia. Important settlement for mature and senior travellers to explore on a small group tour for couples and solo travellers in outback Australia.

19 Jun 21 · 9 mins read
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Esperance

Esperance and Wildflowers, Western Australia

The historic town of Esperance amongst wildflower enthusiasts is a must see. Each spring the town and the surrounding South West eco-region is filled with bursting colour overtaken by blooming wildflowers.

27 Apr 20 · 6 mins read
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George Grey's Kimberley Expedition

George Grey's Kimberley Expedition

Article on Western Australia about the Colonial explorer George Grey. Supports small group tours for mature couples and solo travellers of the Kimberley and places of interest such as Wyndham and its pastoral history. The Kimberley is where the first Australian arrived.

5 Jun 21 · 9 mins read
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Ghost Towns of Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields

Ghost Towns of Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields

Ghost Towns of Western Australia. Eastern Goldfields Following the discovery of gold in the 1890s, thousands of prospectors flocked to Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields region. From initial finds in 1892 at Coolgardie.

29 Jun 21 · 8 mins read
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Gwion Gwion Rock Paintings (Bradshaw Art)

Gwion Gwion Rock Paintings (Bradshaw Art)

Bradshaw's discovery of rock art in the Kimberley remained a challenge for many decades .This article for small group tours of senior couples and solo travellers into the Kimberley provides information about the rock art and the re-discovery.

13 Jun 21 · 11 mins read
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Halls Creek

Halls Creek, Western Australia

Halls Creek an important stop on our Small group tour of the Kimberley. We learn about the gold rush on this tour for mature and senior travellers, couples and singles.

22 Apr 20 · 4 mins read
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Kimberley Boab Tree

Kimberley Boab Tree

Boab trees are a wonder. Article for mature and senior travellers about this distinctive tree in Western Australia. Join a small group tour for couples and solo travellers exploring the Kimberley.

16 Jun 21 · 10 mins read
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King's Park

Kings Park, Perth

Perth hosts the biggest inner-city park in the world, the 400 hectare Kings Park, with 6 million visitors a year. As part of the Wildflower small group tour we visit and learn about the endemic plant collection in the park.

28 Apr 20 · 5 mins read
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Lake Argyle

Kununurra, Western Australia

Explore the sights and history of Kununurra, with its spectacular lakeside beauty and outback charm, Kununurra is one of the Kimberley's most popular highlights. Odyssey offers small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples, and solo travelers to Australia and Western Australia.

11 Feb 21 · 6 mins read
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Lake Argyle, Australia

Lake Argyle, Australia

Understand why Lake Argyle exists before joining a small group package tour for mature and senior travellers of Western Australia's Kimberley region in the preferred dry season. Limited to 12 travellers for your peace of mind we learn about the landscapes and the aboriginal stories often via the rock art in far North.

24 Apr 20 · 4 mins read
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Menzies, Western Australia

Menzies, Western Australia

Menzies, North of Kalgoorlie, close to Lake Ballard, Gwalia and other icons of historic Western Australia. Part of the historic tour of Western Australia.

3 Dec 21 · 9 mins read
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Pastoral Pioneers of the Kimberley, Western Australia

Pastoral Pioneers of the Kimberley, Western Australia

Learn about Pastoral Pioneers on a Western Australia small group tour for seniors into the outback for senior and mature couples and solo travellers.

14 Feb 22 · 13 mins read
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Cityscape of Perth WA

Perth, Western Australia

Article for small group travellers considering Perth. For couples and solo travellers the article provides an insight to Kings park and the wildflowers of Perth and surrounds.

29 Mar 21 · 13 mins read
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Bungle Bungles.

Purnululu National Park, Australia

Read about one of the most remote World heritage sites on Earth. Odyssey takes you to visit as part of a small group package tour for mature and senior travellers in the Kimberley for couple and single travelers We travel in the dry season from Broome via Lake Argyle to this National park.

22 Apr 20 · 6 mins read
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The Avon Valley, Western Australia

The Avon Valley, Western Australia

Article about the colonial settlement of the Avon Valley, Western Australia for mature and senior travellers interested in history when joining a small group tour as a couple or solo traveller.

19 Jun 21 · 8 mins read
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The Bibbulmun Track, Western Australia

The Bibbulmun Track, Western Australia

The Bibbulmun Track, Western Australia Ranging from inland planes to beaches, limestone ranges to damp gullies, the 965-kilometre Bibbulmun Track, spanning from Perth to Albany, is one of Australia’s great walks. The track was first…

13 Jul 20 · 7 mins read
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The Great Australian Bight

The expedition of Edward John Eyre, 1841

For mature and senior travellers on a small group tour into outback Australia, John Eyre is an explorer who extended the colonial knowledge of outback Australia. Escorted small group tours for couple and solo travellers extend your learning on Aboriginal outback history and the colonials.

17 Jul 20 · 9 mins read
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Petrophile fastigiata wildflowers in the Fitzgerald River National Park

Unique wildflowers of Western Australia

Western Australia becomes home to one of the world's most incredible collections of wildflowers. The state is home to more than 12, 000 species of wildflower - 60% of which are only found in Western Australia. Join Odyssey's small group wildflower tour.

27 Apr 20 · 4 mins read
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Bell Gorge

Wet and dry seasons in the Kimberley, Australia

Learn about the wet and dry season in the Kimberley to support your understanding of the Aboriginal communities lifestyle as you explore on a small group package tour for mature and senior travelers exploring as a couple or solo traveller. Read our peace of mind statement for post covid-19 travel.

24 Apr 20 · 4 mins read
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Blue Lechenaultia Wildflowers in Geraldton, Western Australia

Wildflower Way, Western Australia

Wildflower Way itself runs 309 kilometres from Dalwallinu, north of Perth, going north and west to the coast of Geraldton, covering 21 meaningful sites developed to educate travellers. This small group tour for mature travellers of Wildflowers visits wildflower way.

28 Apr 20 · 3 mins read
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Mountain Bell

Wildflowers of Mt Barker and Stirling Range, Australia

The town of Mount Barker and the nearby Stirling Range National Park are one of the best places in Western Australia to see the state's incredible collection of wildflowers, that we visit on this small group tour of Western Australia Wildflowers.

28 Apr 20 · 4 mins read
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Wyndham, Western Australia

Wyndham, Western Australia

Article on the historic Kimberley town of Wyndham. Learn about how this was the entry to this part of the Kimberley to Halls creek, and for the pastoralists in the Victorian era. Supports small group tours for mature and senior travellers couples and solo travellers.

1 Jun 21 · 7 mins read
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Articles about Western Australia

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The Nullarbor Plain: A Definitive Guide

The Nullarbor Plain: A Definitive Guide

Article for travellers interested in Australia and some of the iconic places in Aboriginal and the short colonial history. The Nullarbor plains adjacent to the great Australian bight are part of this set of icons to explore. Odyssey traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

30 Jul 22 · 16 mins read
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Ghost Towns of Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields

Ghost Towns of Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields

Ghost Towns of Western Australia. Eastern Goldfields Following the discovery of gold in the 1890s, thousands of prospectors flocked to Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields region. From initial finds in 1892 at Coolgardie.

29 Jun 21 · 8 mins read
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David Unaipon

David Unaipon

David Unaipon made several significant contributions to Australian society in scientific ideas, literature, and Aboriginal affairs. An escorted small group tour for mature and senior travellers shares his contribution in outback Australia and the cities.

27 Jan 21 · 8 mins read
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Aboriginal Songlines

Aboriginal Songlines

Songlines trace the journeys of ancestral spirits who created the land and all natural phenomena. The creation stories as well as practical knowledge needed for survival in outback Australia. We experience this knowledge on our small group tours into Outback Australia.

4 Mar 21 · 12 mins read
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The Arrival of Aboriginal Australians on the Continent

The Arrival of Aboriginal Australians on the Continent

Tracing Aboriginal history via an outback small group tour for mature and senior couples or solo travellers provides an intriguing learning platform about Australia, rock art, trading and culture that traces a history possibly some 120,000 years ago.

3 Dec 20 · 7 mins read
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Norman Tindale

Norman Tindale

An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers. Tours are supported by a collection of articles to inform and extend the travellers knowledge of Aboriginal culture and history. This article supports an understanding of kinship systems.

23 Apr 22 · 11 mins read
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Stranded in the Kimberley, Western Australia

Stranded in the Kimberley, Western Australia

Colonial exploration was dangerous, a story of misadventure along the Kimberley coast from Wyndham hoping to reach Broome. Sets the history for Senior couples and mature solo travellers on a small group educational tour.

30 Aug 21 · 16 mins read
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The Kimberley

Kunmunya Mission, Western Australia

The Kimberley holds a unique place for all visitors to WA. From First nation art to colonial pastoralists or the Argyle Diamond mine. This article examines the place of the Kunmunya mission in the regions history. Odyssey Traveller is an antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

22 Feb 22 · 8 mins read
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Aboriginal art Kakadu

Mowanjum Rock Paintings and Burial Caves, Kimberley Western Australia

Article serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers exploring the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Article about Aboriginal rock art and burial caves as part of the collection of a series of Aboriginal articles.

24 Dec 21 · 7 mins read
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Pastoral Pioneers of the Kimberley, Western Australia

Pastoral Pioneers of the Kimberley, Western Australia

Learn about Pastoral Pioneers on a Western Australia small group tour for seniors into the outback for senior and mature couples and solo travellers.

14 Feb 22 · 13 mins read
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Aboriginal Fire Management

Aboriginal Fire Management

Small group tours for mature and senior travellers in the Australian outback to learn and appreciate land management techniques for couples and solo travellers reflecting Aboriginal culture in Kakadu, Tasmania, Arnhem land and the Kimberley.

27 Dec 21 · 6 mins read
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Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal Art

Senior and mature couples and solo travellers remain curious but often informed about the role Aboriginal art plays in the indigenous community and the various styles. This article seeks to provide a platform for this collection of small group tours of upto 15 people into the Australian outback where often Aboriginal art styles are encountered.

6 Nov 20 · 15 mins read
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Warri and Yatungka: Last of the Gibson Desert Nomads

Warri and Yatungka: Last of the Gibson Desert Nomads

Peasley recounts the outback Australia in Western Australia to find Warri and Yatungka in the Gibson desert. A touching story and introduction to totems and songlines of first nation peoples. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

4 Feb 22 · 11 mins read
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France and an Australian Colony

France and an Australian Colony

Aboriginal history runs long and deep in Australia, the British and the French almost split Australia as colonials. this articles is for senior couples and solo travellers seeking to learn more.

13 Jan 22 · 17 mins read
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Edward John Eyre

John Eyre Colonial explorer of South Australia

. Eyre explored in the 19th century the Australian bight of South Australia through to Albany as well as NSW. Eyre finished his Administrator career in Jamaica after also being in New Zealand. Articles to support small group escorted tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers of Australia

22 Aug 21 · 14 mins read
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Australian Outback Cattle King

Australian Outback Cattle King

These mature and senior programs for couples and senior travellers explore the outback Sidney Kidman sought to tame in the Channel country to the Birdsville track, Marree and Farina. Our escorted small group tours of the Australian interior explore history, cultures and landscapes that we experience as we travel from the previous time to the contemporary.

11 Dec 20 · 8 mins read
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Motorcycle safety Australian outback

Motorcycle safety Australian outback

Australia is a big country. Planning is crucial for a successful small group motorbike tour into the outback. Explore outback Australia, the deep aboriginal history and the landscapes as well the places explorers such as Sturt roamed. Article outlines approach to personal safety in the outback.

7 Jan 22 · 9 mins read
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Australian Megafauna

Australian Megafauna

Explore the ancient history and incredible natural heritage of Australia, with a dive into the strange and fantastic story of Australia's ancient megafauna. Odyssey offers small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples, and solo travelers to Australia.

15 Apr 21 · 7 mins read
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The Ord River, Western Australia

The Ord River, Western Australia

Article about the Ord river for senior couples and mature solo travellers joining a small group tour in Western Australia, Kimberley region. Read and learn more about the Aboriginal history and colonial exploration of Australia as well as the river system of Australia.

30 Aug 21 · 11 mins read
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Argyle diamond mine

Argyle Diamond Mine

Western Australia has many great stories for small group educational tours to share and learn for senior couples and mature single travellers. The Argyle Diamond story in the Kimberley is one of many from pastoralists, to Kununurra, Wyndham and Purnululu or Halls Creek and the deep Aboriginal history to learn from.

16 Sep 21 · 14 mins read
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Lake Argyle, Australia

Lake Argyle, Australia

Understand why Lake Argyle exists before joining a small group package tour for mature and senior travellers of Western Australia's Kimberley region in the preferred dry season. Limited to 12 travellers for your peace of mind we learn about the landscapes and the aboriginal stories often via the rock art in far North.

24 Apr 20 · 4 mins read
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Small group tours to Western Australia

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Birdsville Track

65 days

Mar, Jun, Aug

Long tour of Australia for a small group

Visiting New South Wales, Northern Territory

Small group tour for senior couples and solo travellers touring Australia. Travelling through the outback and visiting many of the famous sights as well as off the beaten track locations. Learn about the history of the people who explored the deserts, from indigenous communities to Europeans, as well as Burke and Wills, visit White Cliffs, Marree and far north Kakadu and the Kimberley.

From A$38,910 AUD

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Bungle Bungles

14 days

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Small group tour of Australia's Kimberley

Visiting Western Australia

Escorted small group tour of the Kimberley. We explore and visit The Bungles, Bell Gorge, Mitchell plateau & Halls Creek in the dry season. Amazing landscapes intertwined with Aboriginal communities resident more than 45,000 years.

From A$15,390 AUD

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Field of Rosy Everlasting wildflowers growing in Western Australia.

15 days

Aug, Sep

Wildflowers tour of Western Australia

Visiting Western Australia

Escorted small group tour for senior and mature travellers as a couple of solo traveller. Upto 12 people of WA's Wildflower regions including Esperance and the Fitzgerald river National park. Local guides and program leader share knowledge about this fascinating region whilst in bloom.

From A$10,885 AUD

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Central and Western Australia by Air

13 days

Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep +2

Central and Western Australia by Air

Visiting Northern Territory, Western Australia

Small group escorted air tour of Central and Western Australia, where the coaches have yet to reach. Outback Australia, Aboriginal art, Standing stones, Derby, Broome, Tanami desert, Kununurra explored for mature couples and single travelers.

From A$23,995 AUD

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Kimberley and Pilbara explored by air

14 days

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug +2

Kimberley and Pilbara explored by air

Visiting Northern Territory, Victoria

Small group air charter tour of the Kimberley and Pilbara for senior and mature couples and single travellers. Learn about Purnululu, Bradshaw art, visit Derby, Broome and Alice Springs.

From A$22,450 AUD

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Bungle Bungles.

18 days

Sep, Apr, May, Jun, Jul +2

Kimberley, Purnululu, Tiwi Islands and Arnhem Land

Visiting Northern Territory, Western Australia

Small group tour touring most of the Australian territory, travelling through the outback and visiting many of the famous sights as well as off the beaten track locations, giving you the opportunity the explore and meet our people in the most remote locations and far north Kakadu and the Kimberley.

From A$14,995 AUD

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Albany town hall

21 days

Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec +2

Western Australia tour

Visiting Western Australia

Escorted small group tour for senior and mature travellers as a couple of solo traveller. Upto 12 people of WA's regional History tour. The program including Esperance, Kalgoorlie, Gwalia and Perth. Local guides and program leader share knowledge about this fascinating region.

From A$11,995 AUD

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