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The Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas

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I forgot to mention one of the highlights of the Nullarbor Plain as we came across a few days ago: the longest golf course in the world.  Stretched across a couple of thousand kilometers, the Nullarbor Golf Links has a hole at each town and a few scenic sights along the plain.  It’d be a […]

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Coffin Bay and Lincoln National Parks

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At the southern tip of the Eyre Peninsula are Coffin Bay and Lincoln National Parks: lengthy stretches of striking limestone cliffs and beautiful secluded beaches.  We spent a few days exploring Coffin Bay National Park after stopping off in Coffin Bay itself to sample Australia’s most famous oysters.  We were a little disappointed with the […]

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Gallery: The Great Southern to the Nullarbor

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Esperance, Kalgoorlie and Across the Nullarbor

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Esperance (S33°49.946′ E121°53.280′) is often called the ‘Bay of Isles’ due to the myriad of granite islands littered along the coast to the south of the town’s protected harbour.  We spent a few days in Esperance to tend to The Tank, which was due for a major service.  We got in touch with one of […]

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The Great Southern

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It was more beautiful beaches, great wineries, quaint country towns and some fantastic mountains as we headed across Western Australia’s Great Southern region over the past week or so.  From Windy Harbor in D’entrecasteaux National Park we headed back inland, across Shannon National Park and toward Denmark.  The famous Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk […]

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Albany

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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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Gallery: The Southern Forests

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The Southern Forests

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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 […]

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Gallery: Perth and the Margaret River

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The Margaret River

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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 […]

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