Tag Archives: Perth

Cottesloe Beach, WA

17 November 2017 On our last night in Western Australia we wanted to watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean. We visited Cottesloe Beach, between Perth and Fremantle. Despite overcast skies and some light rain, it was a nice … Continue reading

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Penguin Island, WA

10 November 2017 Penguin Island is a small island included in the Shoalwater Islands off the coast of Rockingham. It hosts a small colony of Little Penguins, also known as Blue Penguins. The Discovery Center cares for rescued penguins and … Continue reading

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Joondalup Kaleidoscope Festival

9 November 2017 Joondalup is a suburban town north of Perth. We were lucky enough to be here during their second annual Kaleidoscope Festival. It was an amazing free festival with a variety of light art installations, activities, food, music … Continue reading

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Quokka

  7 November 2017 Quokkas are marsupials, similar to kangaroos and wallabies, about the size of a cat. They can only be found in small quantities in Western Australia and on a few islands off the coast. They are classified … Continue reading

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Rottnest Island, WA

7 November 2017 Rottnest Island is a popular tourist destination off the coast of Fremantle. The ferry from Fremantle only takes 30 minutes. We rented bicycles to explore the island. After our Great Barrier Reef trip last month we did … Continue reading

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Perth – Day 2

8 November 2017 We returned to Perth, this time to walk the west side. It was a terribly long walk but the views from Kings Park and various places we found did not disappoint. Our walk took us on a … Continue reading

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Perth – Day 1

6 November 2017 Perth is the capital city of Western Australia. With a population over 2 million, it is the fourth largest Australian city and roughly equal to Houston, Texas. Perth is the only major city on the west coast. … Continue reading

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