Sizzled, sore, a snake but still spectacular! March 3rd 2009 We went on a day trip to Rottnest Island today which is a 25 minute boat ride from Fremantle. It was such a lovely place with gorgeous beaches and coves. The boat was fairly full and the townships had quite a few people in but once we were out of them everywhere was empty. We hired bikes and now have sore bottoms! We cycled all round the island which was 24km (I think). That is a lot of cycling fo ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Rottnest Island 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
I'm Laura and this is my travelblog.
I caught the travel bug in Australia in 2000 and I think I have found a cure - a 14 week round the world trip!
That trip was several years ago now and it did nothing to rid me of my desire to travel. Some might say it made it worse!
This blog means you can read all about that trip and the many more that followed.
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