TravelPod Member ReviewsRaffles Hotel Perth
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... challenge and ran the gauntlet of crossing highways and various traffic. We decided to walk up 'Jacob's Ladder' to get to the park which was a series of 534 steps, all I could hear was heavy breathing all around me, it was weirdly crowded with loads of fitness fanatics (Luke?) running up & down repeatedly, some had even set their water bottles and towels at the top viewing platform for when they'd finished. We decided not to take on ...
... the only food on offer - were as good as his jokes were bad, and we spent a pleasurable half hour in his rodeo-themed roadhouse before heading on.
The last part of the journey takes us into the Perth Hills and down the Swan Valley where there are vineyards and other foodie type stops (Chocolate Factory twinned with Distillery for example). It being Saturday it is busy. The only wildlife of note is a skink crossing the road. Temperature today is in the thirties, as it ...
... Dead.) We got a taxi back to south Perth in the end, less complicated than train plus taxi and not very expensive – thanks to Mandy for providing the number as there was no sign of any taxis on a rank.
Next morning is our 3rd wedding anniversary and we are woken up rather too early by the hammering of someone laying new carpet upstairs where they are refurbishing the apartment. Not quite what you want at 7am after a late night. Anyway now we are awake we set off ...
... we reached the Sandalford Winery and walked up the hill to the estate which we soon discovered has a bit of a reputation not only for wine but for throwing a concert as there were concert cut outs from a number of artists including Sting and Lionel Richie. Not only that but it was one of the first, if not the first vineyards to be planted after European settlement as some of the grapevines were the original ones planted over 150 years ago.
We entered the ...
Today is the day we get our heads down and start applying for jobs. Fun time is over it's now time to get back out there. We went on to a job website and started sending off out CV's, Ciaran was going for chemist jobs and I was going for sales assistant jobs. We also applied for an upcoming event in Perth, seemed like a city of filter kind of event so we thought we may as well. Alex saw a job then on Facebook for a counter hand in a family bakery in the city so ...
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