Araluen – An Afternoon Stroll


Monday and it’s time to clear out of the Perth suburbs and get some fresh air. Where better to go than Araluen Botanical Park. We have visited a few times before but never tire of returning. There is always something to see and during the week, in term time, so tranquil. There were only a… Continue reading Araluen – An Afternoon Stroll

Look What They Did – Vandalism


Look what they did to the Bell Tower in Perth. Criminal, vandalism is what I say When the tower was first constructed it was surrounded by park land and fountains. Was visible from all directions and from along the shore line. This is what one travel blogger had to say ……. This is the hallmark… Continue reading Look What They Did – Vandalism

Kalbarri to Jurien Bay / Perth


Despite Gerry tweaking her back, we enjoyed Kalbarri and would really like to go back and spend more time there. Unfortunately, we’ll have to save that for another trip. And so we headed out on the road to Jurien Bay a journey, of approximately 350 kilometers, that was supposed to take just under four hours.… Continue reading Kalbarri to Jurien Bay / Perth

On The Water – Swan River Cruise


Today we drove into Perth, had lunch at the Lucky Shag, strolled around Elizabeth Quay and took a cruise down the river to Fremantle. The following are just some of the photo’s that I took during the cruise.

Clouds


Travelling south from Kalbarri, heading to Perth, we had been following a storm cell for some time. Eventually it allowed us to catch up and experience the strong winds and rain. The temperatures plummeted from the low to mid 30’s we had been experiencing, dropping down to the low 20’s as we entered Leeman. Between… Continue reading Clouds