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Culture Shock


377km Manjimup to Waikiki Time passes so quickly. When we were sitting on the beaches of Yallingup, just staring at the waves crashing on the rocks, we felt we could have stayed forever. A few short days later and we’re nearly back in Perth – back in civilization with its grand homes and green lawns, […] Read More »

Into the wind


340km Busselton to Manjimup We get a late start out of Busselton – the biggest tourist town in this part of Australia. People just can’t resist those white, sandy beaches and the area apparently triples in size over Christmas. Our late start isn’t down to sightseeing. The trendy cafes are out of our budget and […] Read More »

It’s a kangaroo world


354km Perth to Busselton Here a kangaroo, there a kangaroo. Everywhere in our path, there are kangaroos! We can’t get over how many of these bouncing creatures are roaming the fields and forests of Australia. Just five days into our ‘down under’ adventure, the Kangaroo Count is well into the dozens and we still aren’t […] Read More »