West Coast Wanderings July 20th 2011 Here is my first blog from Australia.
It isn't quite as action packed as some of my other blogs, as I was pretty shattered after 5 months travelling, so took the opportunity of staying with some family in Margaret River and taking things at a much slower pace for a bit
I arrived in Perth in the wee hours of the morning (2am), and was picked up by my fabulous cousin, Barbara. I was whis ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Margaret River 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