Back to Perth... December 11th 2008 On the 10th we drove down to Geraldton for the night on our way back down to Perth. It's about a 9hour drive from Monkey Mia to Perth so doing it in 2 days... We stopped at "Shell Beach" on the way as it is said to be a must see. The beach is fully made of millions of tiny shells that have naturally built up over the years, ther is no sand at all!
On the 11th we left Geraldton to get to Perth. F ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth » Swan Valley Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Chris and Emma will be leaving the UK on the 17th November. Our first stop will be Hong Kong,then we are flying down to Oz. We are starting in Perth, flying to Alice Springs, Ayers Rock etc, spending Christmas and New Year in Adelaide with Chris Aunt and Uncle. We then travel around the coast up to Sydney. From there we fly over to New Zealand for 6 weeks. We then go back into Sydney to finish up the coast. Afetr this we are spending 2 weeks in Fiji and finishing off with a week in New York on our way home...this is our map: worldmapmaker=123... full info