A Couple Finds A Bottle In The Sand And Notices A Cryptic-Looking Message From Over 100 Years Ago Scrolled-Up Inside

Australian photographers Tonya and Kym Illman were out for a beach drive when their tires got buried in the sand. While waiting for help, they decided to take a quiet stroll on the beach. Little did they know they were about to discover something spectacular.

Down the beach, Tonya spotted the sun’s rays reflecting off something, an old bottle. What she didn’t expect was to find a cryptic piece of paper inside and historical revelations to follow.

Tonya And Kym Illman Are Australian Photographers

Tonya And Kym Illman Are Australian Photographers
Daniel Reinhardt/picture alliance via Getty Images
Daniel Reinhardt/picture alliance via Getty Images

Tonya and Kym Illman both hailed from the land down under, Australia. And with their trusty cameras, they’ve traveled the world in search of interesting, fantastical stories. Little did the couple know, but one story was about to pop up right on their very own shores.

Born and raised in the Western Australian towns of Lancelin and Perth, Tonya and Kym were about to discover something remarkable and completely unexpected.