Tag Archives: #JustAnotherDayInWA

Lighthouse Family

It is not every day you climb the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia and observe breathtaking views of where the Southern and Indian Ocean’s meet. Well it is if you work there, but we don’t 🙂 The lighthouse in question was in Cape Leeuwin – named after the first known ship to visit the area, […]

Maggie May!

After 7 months in Asia we had missed cheese, chocolate and wine. Thankfully we were in the best region of Western Australia to get our fix- Margaret River. There are 150 cellar doors – wineries in a 100km area. Enough to keep Gerry Finn merry! The region accounts 20% of Australia’s premium wine export. Not […]

Townies

With our Wine Tour booked for tomorrow we headed into Margaret River Town to check out what else was on offer. Originally set up in 1839, the town expanded rapidly as part of a resettlement scheme at the end of World War 1. Margaret River is now the centre of one of the best wine […]

Busselton or Bust!!

Western Australia is massive. To explore it properly we would have to get some wheels. After over 8 months of not driving it was time to get behind the wheel again. We selected Margaret River and the Southwest region of Australia for a road trip. A quick trip to JB Hifi was needed to get […]

Do you come from a land down under?

Was one of the questions on our landing card for the flight to Perth!! We had finally made it to the Land of Oz. Of course we had changed our flight date twice 😉 Perth in particular and Western Australia in general would be our first stops for the initial few weeks of our Australian […]