Author Archives: Anna

The best guide ever…

Having done some research, I had booked two day tours with ‘Journey Cambodia”, who were absolutely fantastic in their organisation and price. On our first day we had a lovely enough chap, who was nice of course and informative, but … Continue reading

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Charles Dickens Charles Dickens’ quote from his wonderful book “A Tale of Two Cities” kind of sums up my experience in Siem Reap last month. I feel Sept … Continue reading

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Poking around Pemberton

Before I start writing about my wonderful trip that I took last month to Cambodia, I thought I’d do a quick write up about last weeks trip to the small timber town of Pemberton. This small town four hours south … Continue reading

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Ellis Brook Valley

In typical Perth fashion for this time of year I am writing as the rain falls, it’s super cold and my daughter is home from school sick with a cold. Yet the week before it was a balmy 23 degrees, … Continue reading

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Albany and the South Coast

The “city” of Albany is located a 4 hour drive south of Perth, and is the largest town in the Great Southern Region. Located on the Southern Ocean this is Western Australia’s most southerly town, and because of this, it … Continue reading

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Pottering about the Porongorups.

One would think after climbing a 1000 metre mountain in the morning that our hiking for the day would be done, but no! After our morning on magical Bluff Knoll we decided to tackle another hike in the area so … Continue reading

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I Finally Climbed Bluff Knoll

It only took 40 years but I finally managed to get down south from Perth and finally conquer one of the states most iconic landmarks! After two years of no travel, and a very rough start to my year 2022 … Continue reading

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Perth’s Best Day Hike?

It’s quite possibly a big call to make, but the perfect day hike accessible from Perth for me personally would have to be Sullivan Rock to Monadnock Campsite. I have done this numerous times over the years and it never … Continue reading

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Spring Has Finally Sprung!

It has been a while since I’ve posted on this blog…. its been a long dark cold winter and I have enjoyed reading blogs more than writing them. We had our wettest winter in like 30 years here in Perth, … Continue reading

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The Dead Sea

On this day a year ago I was enjoying my final day in Jordan by visiting the famous Dead Sea. (Yes, it’s taken me a year to write about a 9 day trip, don’t judge me!). Anyway what a difference … Continue reading

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