Travel Blogs from Albany, WA, Australia

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nearly got blown off the gap, Albany WA, Australia travel blog

nearly got blown off the gap

A travel blog entry by twooldchooks

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... edge of the cliffs. The WA Museum here is very interesting.  I had no idea that the first European settlers docked in Albany in 1826, three years before Perth.  The port in Albany was the main port until Fremantle was finished 60 years later. ...

I don't like road trains!, Albany WA, Australia travel blog

I don't like road trains!

A travel blog entry by twooldchooks

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... find somebody in Albany who can repair or replace it!  This could be difficult on a Sunday. We had a nice drive down the Albany Highway through Williams and Kojanup, stopping for a walk through the Rose Maze.  Mum got a free cup of coffee for ...

Percy the pelican, Albany WA, Australia travel blog

Percy the pelican

A travel blog entry by twooldchooks

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... captain of the Kalgan Queen is Jack and he's quite a character.  He keeps up a running commentary about the history of Albany and recites poetry in between.  Here's the poem about the pelicans:       Can a Pelican ...

Familiar Names in a far away place, Albany, WA, Australia travel blog

Familiar Names in a far away place

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... lamp).  This molten rock slowly cooled, hardened into granite and helping to cement the continents together.    Australia and Antarctica separated about 45 million years ago when the last sections of the super-continent broke ...

Albany the windiest place in Australia, Albany WA, Australia travel blog

Albany the windiest place in Australia

A travel blog entry by blairn99

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Yes thy say this is the windiest place in Australia and they are probably right. there is a wind farm outside of town with 18 windmills that generate around 80% of the towns power needs, these things are huge each prop is 25m long. the windmills are 80m ...

Albany, Albany WA, Australia travel blog

Albany

A travel blog entry by badamsadventure

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... them again soon. Mick has taken Levi and Zars fishing on there bikes which they enjoyed. Mick has been working for a company called Albany Refrigeration, very crusy hours which is great, he is usually home by 4.30pm which i love. I always know when he is ...

Moving on from Bremer Bay, Albany WA, Australia travel blog

Moving on from Bremer Bay

A travel blog entry by badamsadventure

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... today has been really nice. Mick is looking around today to see if there is Much work out there, he has been offered 1 job at Albany Refrigeration which at this stage he might do for a couple of weeks and then we will move on. Brook and I have just been ...

Day 10 Esperance, WA to Albany, WA, Albany WA, Australia travel blog

Day 10 Esperance, WA to Albany, WA

A travel blog entry by missdella

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... a gale. The place reminds me of beaches in Tasmania it has similar scenery that is spectacular but very harsh.   I will look around Albany tomorrow morning and then head up to Perth; it will be my last full day in the van tomorrow and I am feeling a ...

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