Category Western Australia

Norman Stanley Fletcher…

Fremantle is a home for many things. One of these is a UNESCO World Heritage Site Prison. Today we would be exploring this establishment.   We signed up for the tour and after spending 20 minutes looking at the free galleries the hand bell was rung and we lined up with the rest of the […]

Dodgy Tramps!

We had had a very small taste of life in Fremantle before our road trip south. Luckily we had the opportunity to spend a lot more time there on our way back from York. The main reason was the enormous generosity of Karen’s friend Eilidh who lived there. It was nice to be part of […]

Yorkie

Hi There. Before you read this article can you please take a look to your right (of the screen). You may have not noticed the picture of the BUPA Blog Awards. Well we have been nominated for one of their prizes under the ‘Travel Blog’ section. This was only possible thanks to our lovely readers. […]

My Kingdom For A Horse

Nearby to Lake Grace is a very bizarre art exhibition. It’s not in a gallery or a certain artspace, but along a stretch of highway. According to Tripadvisor…“The Tin Horse Highway is a laughing matter! The dusty paddocks surrounding Kulin have become a gallery of bright, quirky, community creations. What started as an authentic community […]

Amazing Grace?

After Albany the plan had been to head to Esperance, some 700kms away. With the weather starting to turn and the fact that it’s really only beaches out that way, we made the decision to head back inland on our way back to Perth. Karen identified Hyden – home of the famous Wave Rock as […]

Call me Ishmael…

Standing across from Albany City and the King George Sound is an area called Frenchman’s bay. It is here that today’s adventure would take place. We drove down the peninsula all the way to a place called Whale World. As we got to the car park Karen noticed the fuel gauge on empty. Making an […]

Albany

It was time for John to step up and do some serious driving. Denmark to Albany was his mission! Albany would be a challenge, as according to the Denmark Visitor Centre lady Albany is a city so you need to pay more attention guys..as it has roundabouts! So there you have it. City status in […]