Posts in the Category: South West

Day 3 – Manjimup to Donnelly River

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & South West & Travelling Me & western australia on September 4th 2015 4 Comments Mountain-bikes-Manjimup

This morning we woke before dawn to the rumblings of a truck idling nearby, a contrast to waking up in the forest yesterday. We had spent the night in Manjimup at the Caravan Park. It was much colder overnight and this morning the tent was covered in moisture and steam rising from the hit of …

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Day 2; Karta Barnu to Manjimup

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & Perth, Australia & South West & Travelling Me & western australia on September 3rd 2015 4 Comments Camping

This morning I woke with the sun and excitably poked my head out of the tent reminding myself where I was –  in the middle of the forest in Western Australia’s south west. It was quiet and not even a stir from the birds. I walked around briefly snapping a couple of photos of the …

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Donnelly River to Karta Barnu, Munda Biddi Trail

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & South West & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on August 26th 2015 5 Comments Donnelly-River-2015

Having arrived in the holiday village of Donnelly River the evening before, we woke up the next morning ready to begin the mountain bike ride. Spending the night in the mill cottage turned out to be a great idea, we relaxed by the fire and ate a nice big steak for dinner.

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Overnight stop in Bridgetown

Posted in - Day trips from Perth & South West on February 17th 2015 1 Comments IMG_5593

There are some wonderful country towns south of Perth and it isn’t until you rock up on the main strip and take a wander around, that you really find those hidden gems.

As a kid, Bridgetown was often a ‘drive though’ town on the way to our holiday destination, but, on the odd occasion Dad would pull …

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Food + Wine + Beer Dunsborough and surrounds

Posted in - South West & Travelling Me & western australia on June 15th 2014 2 Comments aravina

The Dunsborough, Yallingup and Eagle Bay area has certainly flourished over the past decade, once a country town that Western Australians spent their summer holidays fishing and swimming to an international destination of wineries, breweries and food experiences. For me, Dunsborough is a place to relax and unwind, my favourite time to visit is in the cooler …

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Cheeky Monkey Brewery, Margaret River

Posted in - South West & Travelling Me & western australia on June 14th 2014 2 Comments Burger

Western Australia Day long weekend a group of us ventured down to the South West winery and food region along with what felt like a portion of Perth’s population. Despite the queues for coffee and fully booked restaurant signs the atmosphere in these normally quiet towns was lively and festive. A long weekend down south …

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