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Food diary in Nozawa Onsen

Posted in - Japan & Travelling Me on January 17th 2015 0 Comments Nozawa-Onsen-village-3

Aside from mountain snow sports and soaking in the natural hot springs, Nozawa Onsen has a wonderful understated food scene that remains for the most part untouched by the western world and strongly connected to local traditions. It’s a welcome change from the ever growing presence of fast food we experienced in Tokyo city.  In the …

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Sky high on Bluff Knoll, Western Australia

Posted in - Great Southern & Hiking & Walking & Microadventure Perth & western australia on January 11th 2015 3 Comments Bluff-Knoll-Hiking

A new experience is the spice of life, is it not?

Our last day in Porongurup, we hiked Bluff Knoll in the Stirling Range National park. The 6 kilometre return trail to the Bluff Knoll summit scales 1,097 metre high, the highest peak in the south of the state. Bluff Knoll is a must see and do in …

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Nailing it at Castle Rock Sky Walk – Yeow!

Posted in - Great Southern & Hiking & Walking & Microadventure Perth on January 11th 2015 2 Comments Castle-Rock-Trail-WA

Following a festive Christmas we drove down to the great southern region of Western Australia, overnighting on a beautiful farm at the base of the Porongurup Ranges. We found Jilba Farm, on the accommodation marketplace website, Airbnb. Those of you that read the blog regularly, would have seen my posts about our previous visit and …

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Staying on a farm in Porongurup

Posted in - Great Southern & Hiking & Walking & Microadventure Perth & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on November 1st 2014 2 Comments Porongurup-Map

We spent a couple of nights in the great southern town of Porongurup, four and a half hours drive south of Perth. The day before our departure it was a sunny 34 degrees but as we arrived into the region we seemed to have brought along all of rain! Our plans of hiking the ranges and …

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