Posts in the Category: Travelling Me

Berlin History Sightseeing

Posted in - Germany & Travelling Me on August 18th 2016 0 Comments Statue

There are three things I distinctly remember about our travels through Berlin- beer, bratwurst and history.

Berlin experienced some heavy historical events during the World Wars and the strongest message I learnt from wandering between memorials in the German capital is no one wins in war times. And those that become threatened by intelligence of others are …

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Challenging Mountain Bike Park close to Perth CBD

Posted in - Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Parks & Perth Hills & Travelling Me on August 13th 2016 0 Comments View-from-top-mtb-park

Not letting an unlucky incident impede future fun at the Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park, we decided to return and bring along the camera to capture some sections of the park. The Goat Farm which isn’t a farm at all is located in Greenmount National Park and close to the city of Midland. It’s a mountain …

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Holidaying like it was 1990 in Western Australia

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Great Southern & Healthy life & Microadventure Perth & South West & Southern forests & Travelling Me & western australia & Wheatbelt on July 30th 2016 0 Comments Fishing

Early childhood holidays were in a remote beach hut community, surrounded by sand dunes, daily encounters with kangaroos and emus, and stories of a haunted hut. I made it once to the window at night before hastily running away because the oil lantern and wood rocking chair freaked my wandering imagination into thinking a ghost would appear any minute. The …

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Road racer for the first time + ride around Swan River

Posted in - Cycle Friendly Cafes & Cycle Perth & Healthy life & Microadventure Perth & Travelling Me on July 15th 2016 2 Comments Jacobs-Ladder

The best part of Perth’s winter for a cyclist, aside from the abundance of perfect sunny days is more importantly the drop in wind conditions. A window of opportunity for an enjoyable ride. Knowing this small fact makes the winter months a whole lot more fun and keeps us busy to say the least.  Lately, I’ve …

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Come and find me…at Donnelly River Holiday Village

Posted in - Featured & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & South West & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on June 2nd 2016 1 Comments kangaroo-local-wildlife

Completing a small section of the Munda Biddi last year, Donnelly River Village became our start and finish, where we spent a night in between preparing and recovering from the bike journey. You can catch those posts here and here. We had such an awesome break in the old …

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D’Entrecasteaux National Park and camping salsa nachos

Posted in - Camping & kitchen @ Home & Recipes & Southern forests & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on May 22nd 2016 0 Comments Sand dunes

Venturing into D’Entrecasteaux National Park we were rewarded with some incredible rugged coastlines and patches of karri forest. It was wonderful to see first-hand the forest recovery from a fire that tore through the area over a year ago, destroying much in its path. Well, that said, not all is lost, green vegetation has sprung from …

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Magical Morning to Montenvers, Chamonix

Posted in - France & Travelling Me on May 20th 2016 0 Comments IMG_5241

Having spent a spectacular morning yesterday 3,000 metres dizzily high in the mountains at Aguille Du Midi, and not to mention my mildly embarrassing fainting episode from altitude sickness that has been the centre of all jokes, today was a slow and relaxed kind of day. Every day I spend in Chamonix begins with the thought of …

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Northcliffe Farm Stay at Canterbury Cottage

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Southern forests & Travelling Me on April 22nd 2016 0 Comments dam

At the tail end of our south west trip we stayed overnight on a working farm 19km outside of the small township of Northcliffe (south of Pemberton). Canterbury Cottage is a bed and breakfast run by owners and farmers, Ken and Kay.

Setting out on Boorara Road, we drove into some remarkable Karri country …

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Road trip to Pemberton Mountain Bike Park

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Parks & Southern forests & Travelling Me & western australia on April 21st 2016 0 Comments Black-diamond-mtb-trail

Following a long weekend in Binningup we embarked on a slightly ambitious journey to drive down to Pemberton to check out the town’s mountain bike park before driving back to Perth, the very same day, and in time to prepare for work the next day. A quick calculation and that’s about 6 hours of driving for …

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Things to see and do in and around Binningup

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Day trips from Perth & South West & Travelling Me & western australia on April 2nd 2016 0 Comments Gnomesville-Western-Australia

This Easter long weekend we joined the annual migration to the southern region of West Australia for a quiet weekend in the country. It’s been a couple of years since we’ve taken advantage of the longest holiday break in the WA year, to escape the city and become the annoying out of towners! Suffice to say we …

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