Category Archives: Architecture

Perth Christmas Cruising

Well we had a wonderful surprise sprung on us last night. Told only that we might want to bring our camera’s and some sturdy footwear, we were driven an hour or so down the road to Mandurah.

On arrival at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre we were greeted by one of Santa’s elfs and boarded the “Christmas Lights Cruise”.

We then spent two hours slowly making our way through Mandurah’s waterways and canals admiring how the various waterfront property owners had tried to out do each other as the best lit house. As you can see in the images, competition was fierce!

Teaser, link to full photoroll below
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Mandurah Christmas Lights full photoroll

Faces of the Bridge

Managed to not sleep in this morning so I’ve had  time to sort through some more photos – this lot from our trip over the Golden Gate Bridge.

Superb feat of engineering brilliance. A bit crowded with likeminded tourists up to the first pillar but foot traffic dropped off dramatically after that making for some great uninterrupted photo ops.

Click on any photo to enlarge

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Golden Gate full photoroll

 

Perth Ghost Hunting 2014

Went out in search of ghosts last night. Tried the first jail where a 15yr old was hung (reportedly falsely), tried the local asylum, and we even toured through the Old Fremantle Prison where it’s said that most of Perth’s Ghosts hang out. Scary stuff that was!!

Anyway, below are a few shots taken while we were out and about.

Full photo roll can be found in Perth Ghostly Tours.

Fremantle Town Hall
Fremantle Town Hall
On the Ghost Tours tram waiting to head off hunting
On the Ghost Tours tram waiting to head off hunting
awesome shot of Catherine and Ted! Thanks Rachel.
awesome shot of Catherine and Ted! Thanks Rachel.
Our Guide chatting about ghost sighting history
Our Guide chatting about ghost sighting history
Fremantle Sunset
Fremantle Sunset
Cath and another magic Fremantle Sunset
Cath and another magic Fremantle Sunset
Oops, locked in prison now
Oops, locked in prison now
Newish turnstile
Newish turnstile
A well used noose?
A well used noose?
Fremantle Prison, front entrance
Fremantle Prison, front entrance

Full photo roll can be found in Perth Ghostly Tours.

Central Perth 1 Jan 2014

Slept in on Jan 1 which meant by the time we’d taken a 5min free bus ride from our hotel to the central hub, some of the eateries were beginning to open for breakfast 🙂

These photos were taken as my shopaholic travelling companions perused all the fine shops that were open. Hours of fun 🙂

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Full photo roll can be found in Perth Walkabout NYD 2014.