We’ve found many ways to combine the activities of cycling and coffee drinking in Perth, Western Australia. So, in this post I share one of our favourite city cycling routes. Beginning in Fremantle and tracing the coast, this cycle is suitable for all types of bicycles. Plus being accessible to public transport provides options to shorten …Read more »
While Kings Park and Botanical Garden is a popular attraction in the capital of Western Australia, it is also a much loved spot for Perth folk. In this post I explore a number of activities which could very well be combined into spending a whole day exclusively in the 400 hectare park.
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Gearing up for a move, we’ve been committed to some long days of packing and this means not much time for the routine cycles, so we’ve turned to short bush trails for a bit of a relaxing break.
We chanced upon Shenton Bushland when dropping off some linen to the Cat Haven earlier in the week and decided …Read more »
Putting a gift voucher to good use, we spend our last morning of 2016 relaxing in the scenic surrounds of Rottnest Island.
Boarding the first ferry from B Shed in the Fremantle Port at 7.15 am, the journey is fairly uneventful as we travel the open seas and past some gigantic looking container ships. …Read more »
In the spirit of new experiences, the running theme for this list is outdoors, nature, wildlife and positive challenges. Also, a few coffee breaks slipped in for good measure. 52 outdoor activities and micro adventures to try from Perth, so that is one every weekend for an entire year. A little trip may give you the same …Read more »
Easing our way into a summer of riding, we embarked on a fun cycle to Lake Leschenaultia using the mountain bike trail network from Mundaring.
Lake Leschenaultia is a man made lake set in native West Australian bush land with camping and recreational facilities. Interestingly the lake was built in 1897 as a dam called Chidlows …Read more »
Making use of an ever so rare opportunity of both of us having Monday off work, we made our way with the bikes to the Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park bright and early. I wish I could hold onto the feeling of no work on a Monday, however that said it was just as …Read more »
Escaping a weekend overthrown by some repetitive and boring book keeping, we hopped in the car late on Sunday afternoon for a drive along the ocean coast to Star Swamp Reserve.
Located in the northern suburbs of North Beach and Watermans Bay, the reserve of close to 100 acres was sectioned off many years ago and …Read more »
There is loads of quality riding options along the Kalamunda Mountain bike trails and having cycled the green trails, the next stage of progression is the blue graded ones. This also means access to a larger number of trails in the area and an opportunity to ride deeper in the forest as well as a few runs …Read more »
Last weekend after spending a couple of hours at Kaarakin’s Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre I was curious to find out if there were any hiking trails close by. Following a quick Google search I recognised three local bloggers I follow and having read Life of Py, Metrotrekker and The Long Way’s …Read more »