Western Australia

Rottnest Island Catherine Bay

Catherine Bay on Rottnest Island, Australia

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Today's travel photo is of Catherine Bay on Rottnest Island in Western Australia. This photo shows you what you can expect from Rottnest Island for most of the year. Blue skies, white sand and warm, turquoise water. I took this photo while cycling around the island and stopped at a headland that provided this wonderful… Read More

Reef and wreck at Henrietta Rocks on Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Rottnest Island: White Sand, Turquoise Water and Quokkas

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Imagine yourself on an island, standing in warm crystal clear water, your feet sinking into the almost perfect white sand, the warm sun beating down on you from cloudless skies, and almost no one else around. That is what you can find on Rottnest Island for three seasons of the year. Located just off the… Read More

Sunset View in Eucla, Western Australia

Sunset View in Eucla, Western Australia

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Today's travel photo is of the view from Eucla in Western Australia at sunset. Eucla is about as far east as you can go in Western Australia, located only 12 kilometres from the border with South Australia. In fact, it isn't even on the same timezone as Perth. When driving along the Eyre Highway before… Read More

Chilli sauce tasting at the Fremantle Chilli Festival in Fremantle, Western Australia

Spicing it up at the Fremantle Chilli Festival

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When it comes to spicy food, I'll try it. It doesn't really matter what it is. If it's got chilli in it, I will probably give it a go. I just love the stuff. I love the flavour; I love the sensation it leaves in my mouth. I even love the look of it. So… Read More

Lake C.Y. O'Connor in Mundaring, Western Australia

Lake C.Y. O’Connor in Mundaring, Western Australia

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Today's travel photo is of Lake C.Y. O'Connor in Mundaring, located in the hills behind Perth in Western Australia. This is the lake behind the Mundaring Weir, just outside of the town of Mundaring, and is one of the main sources of drinking water for Perth. A pipeline also runs all of the way from… Read More

Empty White Sand Beach on Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Empty White Sand Beach on Rottnest Island, Western Australia

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Today's travel photo is of an empty white sand beach on Rottnest Island, located off the coast of Fremantle, Western Australia. We had spent the day cycling around the island when we stopped at this beach for a break and a dip. We had the place all to ourselves. In other parts of the world… Read More

Kings Park War Memorial in Perth, Australia

Kings Park War Memorial in Perth, Australia

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Today's travel photo is of the war memorial in Kings Park, with the CBD in the background in Perth, Western Australia. Kings Park is located just west of Perth City and is a great place to go for a picnic and a walk, plus it has the best views of the city and Swan River… Read More

Rocky Coastline on Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Rocky Coastline on Rottnest Island, Western Australia

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Today's travel photo is of some dramatic rocky coastline on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Growing up in Perth, I have visited Rottnest Island a few times, located only a half hour ferry ride away from Fremantle. I visited again recently and had a great time cycling around the island with my wife and brother-in-law. Rottnest… Read More

Munglinup Beach, Western Australia

The White Sands of Munglinup Beach, Western Australia

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Today's travel photo is of the beautiful Munglinup Beach in Western Australia. This picturesque beach has lovely white sand that runs down to perfect clear water. The reef offshore breaks the incoming waves, making the beach quite sheltered as well. We found Munglinup Beach while travelling along the south coast of Western Australia between Esperance… Read More

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