Posts Tagged with: Our travels

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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Road trip tips for Western Australia’s South West

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Day trips from Perth & Great Southern & South West on April 26th 2016 2 Comments Holiday-Driving-tips

A while ago I wrote a few tips for the drive to Albany and from our recent trip along the South Western highway to the great southern forests I’m sharing some general knowledge for a seamless enjoyable ‘down south’ drive. This post covers the towns along Forest Highway and the South West Highway all …

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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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First time guide at Kalamunda MTB Circuit

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & MTB Parks & western australia on April 2nd 2016 0 Comments Gottysnobble-and-Flaccid-Ashbac

The Kalamunda circuit area combines a range of different trails so you’ll never grow bored, 1 year later and we’ve only covered a quarter of the trails and there’s 40km of them. Cross country, technical, jumps and downhill. Plus it’s all located in some pretty exceptional forest. And afterwards finish your ride with a refreshment from …

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Photo Diary: French Alps in Chamonix

Posted in - Europe & France & Travelling Me on March 6th 2016 0 Comments French-alps-travel-blog-2

The French Alps were magical and terrifying at the same time. Fortunate for us, we were whisked up to the tops of the mountains via modern and safe cable cars/ gondolas. This post is a couple of photos I snapped in France accompanied by some mountain and climbing quotes.

Mountains are the beginning and the end …

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DIY walking tour – Elizabeth Quay and Perth

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Hiking & Walking & Microadventure Perth & Perth, Australia & Travelling Me & western australia on February 22nd 2016 2 Comments Perth-City-Skyline

Perth’s newly created waterfront precinct has been years in the making and last weekend, Elizabeth Quay finally opened! *happy dance* Have you visited? What do you think? I love that everyone has an opinion on it.

Like the premier of Western Australia said, ‘this is a one-in-100 year change,”. This project has certainly transformed the city’s …

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