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The Thong Tree Story

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One of the thong trees at Walkers Point. Photo by author.

Australians are making art from an item often unwittingly discarded on the beach — the humble thong.

The trend began when beachfront dwellers collected the thongs left behind on the beach each night and nailed them to a nearby tree. As the collection increases, more trees are added. The practice caught on.

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Adrienne Beaumont 🇦🇺

Adrienne Beaumont 🇦🇺

I’m an Australian who loves to write about travel and my daily life as a mother and grandmother as well as my past experIences- all true. I publish almost daily

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