Category Archives: Wildflowers

The Granite Skywalk

The Granite Skywalk in the Porongurup National Park, north of Albany, proved to be a pretty tough walk today. Although only 570 metres in elevation the walk is not for the faint hearted. The 2.2km walk is uphill all the … Continue reading

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Bremer Bay

We are in Bremer Bay and I decided to go on a wildflower tour out at Tozer’s Bush Camp, a 700 acre property of natural beauty. Wildflowers are one thing we always have a “stop the car” moment for. While … Continue reading

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Bryah Station

We finally get to visit Bryah Station. This map of Western Australia shows its location. Dane’s family sold Bryah many years ago and unfortunately in recent times, with no one living at the station, the homestead has fallen into disrepair. … Continue reading

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Exploring the Murchison

After meeeting up with our brother-in-law Dane we began exploring the area between the Murchison and Gascoyne rivers. We set up camp on a little ridge overlooking the plains. Dane prefers sleeping outdoors in his swag…with Fenton (the dog) nearby. … Continue reading

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We are on our way East!

After a couple of lovely days in Margaret River we had to do the final bits and pieces in the rain. Although it wasn’t cold the rain tumbled down making the job uncomfortable. But we were finally on the road … Continue reading

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Beautiful Banksia’s

In many parts of southern Western Australia these beautiful Banksia’s were flowering in summer and early autumn. There are many varieties of Banksia here – so named after the explorer Sir Joseph Banks who in 1770 collected the first specimens … Continue reading

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Flowering Gums

Throughout WA there is quite a variety of flowering gum trees that are so colourful and varied. Unfortunately I am not familiar with the botanical names of the gums but this tree with its coral coloured flowers is in Margaret … Continue reading

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