Perth is a bit flat but there is a nice hilly parkland area called King's Park where you get some nice views across the city and the Swan River Estuary - there are even bushwalk environments where you can pretend that you're out in the middle of nowhere. We gave that a miss as it was a bit hot and we'll be going to the middle of nowhere for real soon!
WE'RE BACK! March 10th 2006 Weeks 1-2 (10th-23rd March 2006)
Greetings from Australia!!! We are finally here for good, after a seemingly endless wait for the house to sell - but it all happened so fast in the end that we didn't have time to stop and take a breath!! Sincere apologies to all the family and friends that we didn't get a chance to say goodbye to. It just wasn't possible to do it all. Still, you can always come ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth » Perth City 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
We emigrated to Australia in March 2006 following a brief trip in November 2005. We plan to travel until we stop - which will hopefully be when we find a place to settle down into our new home. Having already seen about half of what we intend to, we are currently heading southwards down the east coast towards Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne & beyond!... full info