Category Archives: Australia

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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Donnelly River getaway

Well I have just returned from a few weeks in the gloriously sunny French Riviera and the equally warm and sunny Madrid, but before I get to those posts I need to touch on my weekend away with the girls … Continue reading

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The Eagle View Trail

Located half an hour out of the city proper, John Forrest National Park is a perfect chance for city slickers and visiting tourists to get out and sample what the typical bush scenery of Australia’s south west is all about. … Continue reading

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Bells Rapids

Another little gem of a spot that I hadnt been to before, yet had always heard of, was the area known as “Bells Rapids”, located in Brigadoon, northeast of Perth in the Swan region. This spot is famous to the … Continue reading

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