Posts Tagged with: Travel Perth

Cycling, Sun, Salt Lakes and Birds on Rottnest Island

Posted in - Cycle Perth & Day trips from Perth & Microadventure Perth & Rottnest Island & Travelling Me on January 6th 2017 1 Comments Tent-for-the-day-rottnest

Putting a gift voucher to good use, we spend our last morning of 2016 relaxing in the scenic surrounds of Rottnest Island.

Boarding the first ferry from B Shed in the Fremantle Port at 7.15 am, the journey is fairly uneventful as we travel the open seas and past some gigantic looking container ships. …

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Mundaring MTB trails to Lake Leschenaultia

Posted in - Day trips from Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country on December 2nd 2016 4 Comments MTB-ride-to-Lake-leschenaultia

Easing our way into a summer of riding, we embarked on a fun cycle to Lake Leschenaultia using the mountain bike trail network from Mundaring.

Lake Leschenaultia is a man made lake set in native West Australian bush land with camping and recreational facilities. Interestingly the lake was built in 1897 as a dam called Chidlows …

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Star Swamp Reserve, Western Australia

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Day trips from Perth & Healthy life & Hiking & Walking on November 3rd 2016 2 Comments Star-Swamp-Paperbark

Escaping a weekend overthrown by some repetitive and boring book keeping, we hopped in the car late on Sunday afternoon for a drive along the ocean coast to Star Swamp Reserve.

Located in the northern suburbs of North Beach and Watermans Bay, the reserve of close to 100 acres was sectioned off many years ago and …

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Kalamunda Mountain Bike Trails- West Australia

Posted in - Day trips from Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & MTB Parks on October 29th 2016 0 Comments Mountain-bike-western-australia

There is loads of  quality riding options along the Kalamunda Mountain bike trails and having cycled the green trails, the next stage of progression is the blue graded ones. This also means access to a larger number of trails in the area and an opportunity to ride deeper in the forest as well as a few runs …

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Short forest Walk in Daglish – Honeyeaters and Eucalyptus

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Hiking & Walking & Perth, Australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on October 7th 2016 0 Comments Banksia

While sunny Perth has it’s fair share of green open park land, reticulated and perfectly groomed lawns and deciduous trees I  often think the native Australian flora offers an interactive and pleasurable experience. Let me show you why that is.

Located in Daglish is a very small strip of forest that has fortunately been spared from the surrounding development. This …

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Sensational coffee at Pickle & O, Nannup

Posted in - South West & western australia on September 24th 2016 0 Comments Pickle-and-O

Gearing up for a day of exploring the town of Nannup we stopped in at Pickle and O, a small fresh food focused cafe on the main street next to the tourist centre.

Around the town in spring there are some beautiful tulips in planter boxes along the street. We sat outside enjoyed a smooth long …

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Cycle the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Day trips from Perth & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & Perth Hills on August 25th 2016 0 Comments Swanview-tunnel-Perth-blogger

We’ve wanted to experience the Railway Reserves Heritage trail for a while now and with a promise of flowing waterfalls thanks to a rather generous winter season we thought it was perfect timing to put our plans into action.

The 41 km trail loop traces the old eastern railway line, passing through neighbourhoods grown from early …

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Mountain Bike Morning – Mundaring Weir Hotel to Camel Farm

Posted in - Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & Perth Hills & Perth, Australia & western australia on August 12th 2016 0 Comments MTB-trails-wa

Watching the weather all week and hoping for a break of rain, we were super excited when that day came over the weekend. And so we loaded the bikes into the car and headed up to the Kalamunda Mountain Bike trails. We soon changed our plans thinking a cross country ride might be better given …

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Holidaying like it was 1990 in Western Australia

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Great Southern & Healthy life & Microadventure Perth & South West & Southern forests & Travelling Me & western australia & Wheatbelt on July 30th 2016 0 Comments Fishing

Early childhood holidays were in a remote beach hut community, surrounded by sand dunes, daily encounters with kangaroos and emus, and stories of a haunted hut. I made it once to the window at night before hastily running away because the oil lantern and wood rocking chair freaked my wandering imagination into thinking a ghost would appear any minute. The …

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Warming meals from Red Chair Cafe

Posted in - Brunch & Food and Drink Perth & Perth Cafes on July 8th 2016 0 Comments Red-chair-laksa

Following a Saturday cycle we decide to detour to the Red Chair in Subiaco for an early lunch. Amidst the flurry of weekend grocery shoppers at Crossways Shopping Centre, the Red Chair Café offers a full breakfast menu, cakes, salads, gourmet rolls and some delicious authentic Asian dishes – all made at the cafe too.

We …

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