Wrap Up of Porongurup + Albany Travels

We spent a couple of days on a working farm in the great southern region of Western Australia, however, there was no working for Derek and I, it was holiday time. There is something about the country, I always return back to Perth wanting to move and set up a life on a farm. For me, I love the outdoors and as much as I enjoy blogging, I also appreciate the time away ...

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Nailing it at Castle Rock Sky Walk – Yeow!

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 unfortunately we were unable to get up to Castle Rock due to weather conditions. This ...

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Staying on a farm in Porongurup

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 cycling around the town of Albany were quickly halted as hail storms lashed Perth and ...

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The Happy Bull Cafe, Mount Barker

On the way to Porongurup we stopped in at the township of Mount Barker for some much needed coffee. Our car journey began from Perth and continued for roughly four hours until we reached the town. Mount Barker is located in the Shire of Plantagenet, what an interesting name! The town reminded me of the fictitious town of Pawnee from the Parks and Recreation US TV series. Anyhoo we stretched our legs ...

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