Posts Tagged with: Travels

Cycling the Carinyah Trail

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & Perth Hills & Travelling Me on July 11th 2015 0 Comments Carinyah-Trail-2

I did something a outside of the normal routine on the weekend, completing a 15km off road cycle along the Carinyah Trail outside of Perth. I’ve only ever cycled on the road which is hard reliable concrete and today was a taste of cross country mountain biking, an exciting experience.

During the week whilst researching some trails I stumbled on …

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Camping Preparation

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Travelling Me & western australia on June 16th 2015 7 Comments Paruna 9

We are planning to hike a small section of the Bibbulmun track and returning with the bikes to trial a section of the Munda Biddi Trail this year! Two fantastic trails in Western Australia. Being an absolute newbie to the idea of hiking and camping overnight makes this exciting and also a little overwhelming. The latter I’m referring …

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Organic Olive Picking, Toodyay

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Day trips from Perth & Food and Drink Perth & Perth Hills & Perth, Australia & Travelling Me & western australia on June 6th 2015 1 Comments me-me

The other day I was shopping for some honey at Dunn and Walton and a small sign for olive picking in Toodyay caught my attention. We are an olive loving household here and the idea of picking bucket loads of them sounded right up our alley, especially since its difficult finding olives cured in a good …

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Wrap Up of Porongurup + Albany Travels

Posted in - Great Southern & Hiking & Walking & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on January 14th 2015 0 Comments albany-Discovery-Centre

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, …

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24 Hours in Tokyo + Bullet Train to Nagano

Posted in - Japan & Travelling Me on July 24th 2014 5 Comments nagano-1

On route from Kuala Lumpur we flew with Air Asia into Haneda Airport, touching down in Tokyo city just before midnight. The rather unusual thing about Haneda airport is the train services stop just after midnight, leaving airport arrivals the choice of an expensive taxi or a limited stop night bus. Following an interesting conversation …

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Penang you were fascinating

Posted in - Malaysia & Travelling Me on June 7th 2014 0 Comments IMG_1061

Following a few highly spirited nights in Koh Samui we boarded a Firefly propeller plane bound for an island destination in the bordering country of Malaysia. The flight to Penang was a comfortable and uneventful 2 hour and 30 minute trip. Just enough time for me to snack and read the inflight magazine before the plane commenced its descent.

New to Penang

We …

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Streets of George Town

Posted in - Malaysia & Travelling Me on April 18th 2014 2 Comments Untitled-6

The Malaysian state of Penang certainly has changed since my last visit in 2005. Downtown Georgetown has been transformed into an outdoor art gallery of wall murals and wrought iron caricatures. The artwork brings about some colour and lighthearted humor to the back streets of the UNESCO World Heritage listed town.

Overnighting at The …

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Lost Kittens Project 101: Penang

Posted in - Malaysia & Travelling Me on April 18th 2014 0 Comments Jackie Chan

Walking around the streets of the UNESCO World Heritage listed George Town we sighted a number of cat murals and artwork objects. The artistic installations are part of the Lost Kittens Project 101 by a group of talented and passionate artists. The project creates awareness for neglected animals and was part of a …

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