Australia 2003 - one month in Aus. All over W.A.

Part 1 - It has been 3 long years since I was last in Oz - but finally it was time to head out there and meet up with Meg who has been there since January. The plan was to spend some time in Sydney, and then head over to Western Australia for most of the time - because neither of us had seen it before, and that turned out to be the best decision ever.
We started off in Sydney with Megs 30th birthday and a big House party in St Leonards too. Had a few huge nights catching up with old friends from London who now lived in Oz, and a bit of sightseeing. Then off to Perth where we stayed with friends Paul and Ruth, then decided to hire a Britz camper van and headed all the way down the coast. Its such a wonderful way to see oz - you just rock up wherever you want, and travel at your own pace!We went to Banbury, Margaret river, the wine region that I really loved.
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House party and Shano is looking hot
Meg and Charlie and Paula at the St Leonards house party
Donna, Mikey and Beckie
Sidney's famous bridge taken from the rocks
Sydney opera house from the rocks - where the huge cruise ships dock
opera house taken from Manly ferry
Meg and I on the ferry to Manly.
A quokka on Rottenest Island , Perth - one of the Kangaroo family
Rottenest (Rotto) is great for cycling - the only way to get to remote beaches
The strange red salt lakes found on Rotto - they smelt pretty bad as well
First night in the camper van - this is in Banbury
This is one of the best wine farms we visited on the Bushtucker Tour
Banbury again - we had beautiful sunsets like this all over WA
Camped in Margaret River - the big wine region of WA
This beautiful sunset is taken in Margaret river during a thunder storm
One of the beautiful vineyards on our bush tucker wine tasting tour
another beautiful vineyard in Margaret river - tasting is free :-)
The beautiful wildflowers in the valley of the Giants
The amazing tree top walk near Walpole in the valley of the Giants
These giant Jarra are found no where else on earth -and are over 50m high


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