Tag Archives: Australia

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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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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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 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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Kitty Revisited

Our very first hike as a hiking group was back on a hot summers day to Kitty’s Gorge Trail in Serpentine National Park. A few years later we decided to revist this trail on a cool drizzly winters day. What … Continue reading

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A Hidden Gem.

Paruna Wildlife park is a little know secretive spot located about 50km North East of Perth. At only 20 square kilometres (about 7.7 sqm to my American friends) this small park was created as a nature corridor linking to major … Continue reading

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Dwellingup Delight.

An early in the season bushfire meant the closure of a part of the Bibbulmun track that we had been wanting to try for a while (the “summit” of Mt Cooke) so for the September bushwalk we went further afield … Continue reading

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A Sunny Winter Hike.

After months of summer, busyness and people’s schedules never fitting in, our first hike for winter was finally scheduled. The day came and it was cancelled before it even begun. One of Perth’s first big winter storms had arrived, making … Continue reading

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Down South Again!

This year easter long weekend once again was spent down at the beachside town of Dunsborough, about a 3 hour drive south of Perth. As usual for this time of year it was cold in the morning, but pleasant, mild … Continue reading

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