Published: Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:39
Written by Vicki Sly
Visit Geraldton and you will be blown away; literally.
Considered Australia’s kite and windsurfing capital, the city is the gateway to Western Australia's mid west and is often the first major port of call for travellers heading north of the capital.
Located just over 400 km from Perth, Geraldton is also the starting point for those wishing to explore the beautiful Abrolhos Islands which lay 60 km off the coast. Perched proudly on the coastline with sweeping view of the Indian Ocean, it is bordered by rivers and ranges and has long been a popular holiday destination for West Australians and tourists alike.
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Published: Friday, 04 May 2012 10:44
Written by Nita Teoh
The Perth Walkabout Monthly Wrap is published at the start of each month to provide a snapshot of articles that hit the headlines in the last 4 weeks.
Here is Perth Walkabout's Monthly Wrap for the month of April:
Do You Wwoof? - Wwoofing in Australia
When I told my friend I was taking a gap year in Australia, her first question was, “Are you going to be WWOOFing?” To most people that question would make no sense, but I had been doing research on possible gap year experiences for almost a year and I knew exactly what she was talking about. I told her I didn’t plan to, but it looked like a cool concept. I ended up inadvertently doing a similar program while living in Perth and it was a wonderful experience.
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