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Trip: South West WA

There are [20] stories from my trip: South West WA

01/06/2013 Perth - Karrinyup Waters CP

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | Views [242]

Danny left on bus into Perth but decided to extend his stay and take a tour north before returning to Melbourne and I am still heading off alone as planned.  I went to Al's workshop to get solar panels fitted to roof. Washed underside of car. Took ... Read more >

31/05/2013 Perth - Karrinyup Waters CP

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 31 May 2013 | Views [234]

Train into Perth for clothes shopping at the outdoor shops in Hay Street and priced a new Uke. Bought mozzie net for $10 at Wellington to hang in the car. 

30/05/2013 Perth - Karrinyup Waters CP

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 30 May 2013 | Views [280]

  Bunnings to get angle iron for mounting solar panels. Drove to Perth and camped under the trees near the lake at Karrinyup Waters CP. Had dinner with Al at camp kitchen.

29/05/2013 Busselton - Sandy Bay CP

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | Views [247]

  Drove to Bunbury to get car. Water under door seals. Ray said to check with spare parts shop. They knew nothing  about it as Ray had not got it fixed through the workshop.  While talking to Mick there, the big boss came over and ... Read more >

28/05/2013 Busselton - Sandy Bay CP

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | Views [263]

  Went out for breakfast in Dunsborough Meelup Beach and coastal walk Gannet Rocks Bunker Bay Lighthouse at Cape Naturaliste and Whale watch walk Sugarloaf (saw dolphins). Had picnic here. Great views.

27/05/2013 Busselton - Sandy Bay CP

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 27 May 2013 | Views [235]

  Rained in the morning. Emptied car and drove to Bunbury to get rust fixed on car. Priced rails to mount solar panels on roof. Drove replacement car back to Busselton to have breakfast. Went to investigate pier and underwater observatory ... Read more >

26/05/2013 Busselton - Sandy Bay CP

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 26 May 2013 | Views [188]

  Packed up camp, went to Canal Rocks for breakfast then quick visit to Yallingup but decided to continue onto Busselton and set up camped in the Sandy Bay Caravan Park right next to a shelter.  Went for a walk to see the Busselton jetty ... Read more >

25/05/2013 Margaret River area, Gracetown CP

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 25 May 2013 | Views [272]

  Margaret River shopping and farmers market Pauline - photo studios, Scott Wise Luthier to look at ukeleles Danny - haircut, emails, shopping Swim at Gnarabup Beach near Prevelly Cape Mentelle Winery MR Fudge Factory Views ... Read more >

24/05/2013 Margaret River area, Gracetown CP

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 24 May 2013 | Views [247]

  Cowaranup (Cowtown) MR Nuts and cereals MR Chocolate Factory & Providore Wonky Windmill Knee Deep Winery Bootleg Brewery MR Dairy Company 3 Oceans Winery Gracetown Caravan Park. Ukulele around the fire with Christian ... Read more >

23/05/2013 Margaret River area, Gracetown CP

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 23 May 2013 | Views [257]

  Boranup Forest Scenic Drive (nice camp ground there). Boranup Maze Conto's campground, Conto's Spring,  Cape Freycinet Called into Margaret River then camped at Gracetown Caravan Park, a nice bushy park 10kms from Margaret ... Read more >

22/05/2013 Hamelin Bay CP

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | Views [250]

  Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Meeting of Southern and Indian Oceans Fish and chips at Blackwood River mouth Jewel Cave, the largest show cave in WA Washed car by bucket in the car park Stunning sunset Cooked our fish from last night ... Read more >

21/05/2013 Hamelin Bay CP

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | Views [234]

  Yeagarup dunes. Let tyres down and went down the sandy track but couldn't get up the first sand dune hill so walked up. Looked nice and hard on the top so thought about having another go but when some pro 4wders came along and had trouble also, ... Read more >

20/05/2013 Warren NP - Drafty's Camp

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 20 May 2013 | Views [252]

  Danny tried fishing for yabbies in Warren River  Pemberton sightseeing including  Dave Evans? Bicentennial Tree for fire spotting (Danny climbed) Cascades (tourist tramway runs through there to Warren River) Gloucester Tree, ... Read more >

19/05/2013 Warren NP - Drafty's Camp

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 19 May 2013 | Views [285]

  Went for walk on beach then let tyres down and drove out from Banksia hut along deep sandy track. Pumped up tyres. Picked up some fire wood. Saw Crystal Springs on way out. Nice camp site if don't want to go on 4wd track.  Shannon NP ... Read more >

18/05/2013 D'entrecasteaux NP, Banksia Camp Hut

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 18 May 2013 | Views [232]

  Repack car took 3 hours Sore back from stretcher. Have to rethink Green Pools Elephant Rocks took shoes off to run through gap in rocks Madfish Bay Toffee factory and cyclist stuck in a hay bale Bow Bridge store for sausage ... Read more >

17/05/2013 Parry's Beach

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 17 May 2013 | Views [288]

  Finish packing stuff from Lauras Danny rode bike to Steve's house and I drove the last stuff to be stored there and picked up big polystyrene box for fruit and veggies Buy last minute things at op shops, p acked car Test solar panel.... Read more >

16/05/2013 Albany and Surrounds

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 16 May 2013 | Views [246]

  Windfarm and Sandpatch Beach Torndirrup NP including: Whaling Station The Gap and  Natural Bridge Jimmy Newell's The Blow Hole (noisy) Pete's place for beer and songs on the keyboard in the bar  Food shopping ... Read more >

15/05/2013 Porongurups

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | Views [289]

  Drove to Porongurups NP. Cooked breakfast at Tree in the Rock picnic area then walked up Castle Rock. Afternoon Danny went for a bike ride along Emu Point and Middleton Beach.  I had haircut then more shopping for trip.

14/05/2013 Albany

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | Views [208]

  My brother Danny arrived from Melbourne for our trip around the South West. We went around Marine Drive, Emu Point then did some shopping at Bunnings. Fish and Chips for dinner under the trees on Middleton Beach near the 3 Anchors.

A New Adventure....Special Thanks

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 13 May 2013 | Views [305]

Here I am starting out on another leg of my Rolling Adventure with once again many things to be grateful for and many wonderful and helpful people to thank.  Gazelle, my bicycle, is having a short rest, taking a break from transporting me all ... Read more >