Costa Rica – What I’m Packing
What I'm Packing a Waterproof pouch

Costa Rica – What I’m Packing

Costa Rica - What I'm Packing for a Three Week Trip. All the essentials and what you need to make sure to take to get the most out of your trip.

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Cervantes to Perth – On top of the World
Perth - view from the Captain Cook Cruise

Cervantes to Perth – On top of the World

It was a real pleasure to return to Perth - the sunniest of Australia’s capital cities.  We managed to book a table at C Restaurant in the Sky on St.…

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Exmouth to Carnarvon
Sal Salis WA - Snorkelling

Exmouth to Carnarvon

Our last day at Sal Salis started early as we had a 4 hour 38 minute drive ahead as we head slowly back down to Perth with a first stop…

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Coral Bay to Exmouth
Approaching Sal Salis Exmouth

Coral Bay to Exmouth

We didn’t have much time to explore Coral Bay as we were only staying one night and had a drive the next day.  I would have liked to take a…

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Monkey Mia to Ningaloo Reef
Shark Bay Aviation Scenic Flight

Monkey Mia to Ningaloo Reef

We made an early start today and took a pre-booked scenic flight with Shark Bay Aviation.  Their “bargain” flight is 40 minutes long and is a really great way to…

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Accommodation Review:  Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort WA - View from the "Garden View" Room - Ask for premium beach view!

Accommodation Review:  Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

A great beach front location with dolphin feeding three times a day on your doorstep.  The restaurant is extremely good for dinner and serves a good breakfast and coffee in…

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Accommodation Review:  Hyatt Regency, Perth
#undertheatrium - Hyatt Regency Perth - complete with live piano music

Accommodation Review:  Hyatt Regency, Perth

A well located, luxurious hotel with everything you need for a comfortable stay in Perth.  The free bus to King's Park and the Elizabeth Quay area stops right outside the…

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Polished Perth
Perth - a blend of old and new but young at heart

Polished Perth

Perth - capital of a state ten time the size of Great Britain - is as close to the nearest big city (Adelaide) as London is to Leningrad.  Perth is…

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Kalgoorlie to Perth – Rough and Tough
The Super Pit Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie to Perth – Rough and Tough

It is a long way from Esperance to Kalgoorlie - and an even longer road from Kalgoorlie to Perth (7 hours with one brief stop).  With hindsight, we should have…

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Accommodation Review:  Quest Yelverton, Kalgoorlie
Quest Yelverton Kalgoorlie WA Bedroom

Accommodation Review:  Quest Yelverton, Kalgoorlie

A conveniently located apartment style hotel - a short walk from the Main Street in Kalgoorlie and the Tourist Information Office and Museum..  Wi fi is a reasonable speed.  There…

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Bremer Bay to Esperance – Home to Australia’s Best Beaches
Kangaroos on Lucky Bay WA

Bremer Bay to Esperance – Home to Australia’s Best Beaches

The road from Bremer Bay to Esperance was long – very long – and straight.  There were hardly any vehicles on it except the odd road train (shortish) which gave you a start as it rushed past.  The road took us through interesting sounding places like Jerramingup, Munillinup and Nindilibillup.  Up means “place of” around here – I wonder what these places we were passing through were places of …?  They didn’t have enough interest to make us stop long enough to find out.  We were keen to press on to Esperance – home of Australia’s best beaches.  It took us around 4 hours in total to get here.

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