Day 2; Karta Barnu to Manjimup

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 morning scene and then climbed back into the tent, falling asleep for an hour or so. ...

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Mushroom Cafe & Bakehouse

Hitting the road destined for Perth following a short break in the south west of the state, we discovered not a great deal of places were open. Understandably it was New Years Day.  We were pleased to find a few choices for breakfast in the quaint country town of Balingup and next to the tourist information centre we walked into Mushroom Cafe and Bakehouse. The cottage cafe was quiet, infact, ...

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4WD, bacon for breakfast and misty mornings

Earlier in May we spent a few days away from the city in the peaceful country towns of Pemberton and Northcliffe, part one of our winter trip can be viewed here. Our accommodation for the weekend was located in a South West national forest and the nearest cafe and pub was at least a 30 minute drive away. We bought down our food supplies and cooked up a delicious 'carb' heavy ...

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