Planet View: S35°00.692′ E117°52.480′ Street View: S35°00.692′ E117°52.480′ Albany’s a great little port town situated at the back of the Princess Royal Harbour smack in the middle of southern wheat belt, the huge grain silos visible from anywhere along the harbour. Many of the town’s historical buildings have been painstakingly maintained over the years and […]
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From our awesome spot alongside the Blackwood River on the edge of the Margaret River region we said goodbye to Sergey and continued east into Western Australia’s Southern Forests. The Southern Forests are an array of towering eucalypts that stretch from west of the quaint, inland timber town of Pemberton to the beginning of the […]
Planet View: S33°59.247′ E114°59.536′ Street View: S33°59.247′ E114°59.536′ What a beautiful area of the country! After a week or so in Fremantle with our brilliant host Sam Harkin we made our way to the Perth airport to pick up a mate of mine with whom I studied in the States and started our journey 300 […]
Planet View: S32°32.830′ E1165°44.777′ Street View: S32°32.830′ E1165°44.777′ We spent about a week in Fremantle (with a quick weekend trip to Melbourne for Jarrod and Stacey’s Wedding) where we enjoyed some fantastic hospitality and tour guiding from Sam Harkin. Sam and I worked together at a surf shop when I was at university in Adelaide, […]
After seven weeks in Southeast Asia and our travels through the barren countryside of western Australia, I was more than ready to taste some wine. Traveling south from New Norcia we stopped in a little town called Bindoon where Sam of course spotted a bakery (there aren’t too many we drive past without him sampling […]
Planet View: S30°58.497′ E116°12.832′ (New Norcia) Street View: S30°58.497′ E116°12.832′ (New Norcia) From Geraldton we had our sights set on Stockyard Gulley National Park, a little known expanse of 2000 hectares 50 kilometers north of the seaside enclave of Jurien Bay. We have one theory why it isn’t very well known: there are no directions […]