Posts in the Category: Perth, Australia

Summer Landscape at Shenton Bushland

Posted in - Day trips from Perth & Hiking & Walking & Microadventure Perth & Perth, Australia & western australia on January 26th 2017 2 Comments Shenton-Bushland-wa-2

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 …

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Short forest Walk in Daglish – Honeyeaters and Eucalyptus

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Hiking & Walking & Perth, Australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on October 7th 2016 0 Comments Banksia

While sunny Perth has it’s fair share of green open park land, reticulated and perfectly groomed lawns and deciduous trees I  often think the native Australian flora offers an interactive and pleasurable experience. Let me show you why that is.

Located in Daglish is a very small strip of forest that has fortunately been spared from the surrounding development. This …

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My Backyard: Red Wattle Bird

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Healthy life & Perth, Australia & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on September 8th 2016 0 Comments Red-Wattle-Honey-Eater-Perth

Over the weekend we discovered a disorientated baby bird in the backyard. The parent’s fervent attempts to coax the tiny fledgling to fly up to the nearest tree branch was failing miserably and the sun fast fading. We looked on for a while not wanting to interfere and risk the parents abandoning the baby altogether.

Eventually …

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Mountain Bike Morning – Mundaring Weir Hotel to Camel Farm

Posted in - Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & Perth Hills & Perth, Australia & western australia on August 12th 2016 0 Comments MTB-trails-wa

Watching the weather all week and hoping for a break of rain, we were super excited when that day came over the weekend. And so we loaded the bikes into the car and headed up to the Kalamunda Mountain Bike trails. We soon changed our plans thinking a cross country ride might be better given …

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Vans Cottesloe + Cycle around Perth’s Swan River

Posted in - Coffee & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Cycle Perth & Food and Drink Perth & Microadventure Perth & Perth Cafes & Perth, Australia on June 26th 2016 0 Comments Acai-Bowl-Vans-Cafe-Cottesloe

Vans Cottesloe opens when the sun is barely up and not even a mouse stirs on Napoleon Street. It’s a really peaceful part of the day and on our cycle around the Swan River today we detour for warm drinks and breakfast. Turns out this morning was the coldest one this year so far, and this …

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The mountain bike ride to North Mole in Fremantle

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Food and Drink Perth & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Perth, Australia on June 24th 2016 0 Comments North-mole-bike-path

Welcome to a perfect winter’s day in Perth! Taking advantage of some superb weather conditions over the weekend we set out on a relaxed paced pedal along the coast. This circular route starts at Claremont Train Station to North Mole in Fremantle. Alternatively a good starting point is Lake Espresso Cafe because there’s plenty of parking …

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Skills Park at Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park

Posted in - Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Parks & Perth Hills & Perth, Australia on May 28th 2016 0 Comments Goat-Farm-MTB-Park-Perth

The Goat Farm Mountain Park is located in Greenmount National Park, just off Great Eastern Hwy (94) and under 10km from Midland Train Station.

The plan was to ride the blue cruiser trail to cannonball, and while I continue down the blue cross country trail, Derek would take the downhill black trail. We started at the …

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Degustation at Print Hall Dining Room

Posted in - Degustation & Food and Drink Perth & Perth, Australia on March 14th 2016 0 Comments Scarlet-prawn-crudo-Degustation

We’ve been all over the place since the start of this year, working on most public holidays, Valentine’s Day and more recently my birthday.  It’s been chaotic to say the least. Having heard via social media the closing of the Print Hall Dining Room, a place that’s been on the wish list for 18 months …

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