Blogs from Penguin Island, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, Oceania


Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Fremantle » Penguin Island February 17th 2011

Back again and now seem to have been at sea for ages after visiting Mauritius. The weather since Mauritius has been pretty awful considering we are in the Indian Ocean and in my head it wasn’t going to be like this – varying between grey, darker grey, bits of blue (but not very much), drizzle, pouring rain and blowing a gale!!! Hmmmph – tan will be fading. When we arrived in Mauritius there were huge queues to get off the boat – beginning to see where the queue comes from in Cunard! Apparently it was down to Mauritian immigration people or lack of them that held everything up. But I have now decided to keep smiley face plastered on and not become flustered and grumpy like many of the passengers so spent time chatting gayley to ... read more

Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Fremantle » Penguin Island February 13th 2011

Perth 8th February We flew into Perth on the 8th Feb, booked into Travelodge on Hay Street. We were booked here for two nights only, then we are homeless. Walked into city to find visitor centre and collect some current brochures. Because they were closing, we said we would call back in morning. Dinner at hotel. 9th February Back to WA Visitor Centre and met up with the assistant manager Troy for a planning session. So until we fly out of Perth on the 1st March our itinerary is as follows Fremantle 5 nights, Albany 6 nights, Busselton 4 nights, Manjurah 3 nights and 1 night back in Perth before flying to Adelaide. The centre booked everything from car hire to the flight to Adelaide with no fee. 13th February Met up with cousins today ... read more
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