Carrying on from our camping in Nannup post we spent a day exploring the local national park on bikes. Only a few metres from the main street in Nannup, off road cyclists and hikers have access to 3 trails covering over 40 kilometres through forest and bushland from the towns of Jarrahwood and Nannup. …Read more »
With a few nights up our sleeve we travelled down to Nannup to mountain bike a few of the local trails before the long weekend. Nannup is located in Western Australia’s south west along Vasse Highway, in between Bridgetown and Margaret River. The Blackwood River and a few creek systems pass through the town making …Read more »
Gearing up for a day of exploring the town of Nannup we stopped in at Pickle and O, a small fresh food focused cafe on the main street next to the tourist centre.
Around the town in spring there are some beautiful tulips in planter boxes along the street. We sat outside enjoyed a smooth long …Read more »
Early childhood holidays were in a remote beach hut community, surrounded by sand dunes, daily encounters with kangaroos and emus, and stories of a haunted hut. I made it once to the window at night before hastily running away because the oil lantern and wood rocking chair freaked my wandering imagination into thinking a ghost would appear any minute. The …Read more »
Completing a small section of the Munda Biddi last year, Donnelly River Village became our start and finish, where we spent a night in between preparing and recovering from the bike journey. You can catch those posts here and here. We had such an awesome break in the old …Read more »
A while ago I wrote a few tips for the drive to Albany and from our recent trip along the South Western highway to the great southern forests I’m sharing some general knowledge for a seamless enjoyable ‘down south’ drive. This post covers the towns along Forest Highway and the South West Highway all …Read more »
This Easter long weekend we joined the annual migration to the southern region of West Australia for a quiet weekend in the country. It’s been a couple of years since we’ve taken advantage of the longest holiday break in the WA year, to escape the city and become the annoying out of towners! Suffice to say we …Read more »
Finishing our 3 day ride along the Munda Biddi trail and 71km behind us, we were talking about a nice big meal and barista made coffee when we rolled into Donnelly River Village. After we unpacked the bikes and trailers we made our way to the nearby town of Bridgetown, wandering along the main strip …Read more »
I wrote about our travels to the old mill town of Donnelly River Village and here are a couple of pictures to enjoy. I finally had the chance to go through and process them!
A holiday of a different kind, good for the soul, one that would be more familiar to my parents generation, is Donnelly River Holiday Village in the south-west of Western Australia. The village is no longer a town, however, many years ago it used to be a timber mill town (built for the Bunnings Brothers), and then …Read more »