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Perth

By mid May we reached our destination, Perth! Very pleased to have accomplished such a journey – from one end of Australia to the other! Here are some highlights of our time in Perth when we first arrived.

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Adelaide

We enjoyed a day sightseeing in the state’s cultured capital

Melbourne

We spent a couple of rainy days sightseeing in the state capital of Melbourne

Canberra

At the beginning of April 2014, we spent a day exploring the nation’s capital

View of Capital Hill from Mount Ainslie lookout
View of Capital Hill from Mount Ainslie lookout
Australian War Memorial
Australian War Memorial
Cycling past Lake Burley Griffin and the Captain James Cook memorial fountain
Cycling past Lake Burley Griffin and the Captain James Cook memorial fountain
Parliament House
Parliament House
Inside the House of Representatives chamber
Inside the House of Representatives chamber
The Senate chamber
The Senate chamber

Brisbane

We visited the state capital of Brisbane and got to see some of the main sights

Edinburgh

In April 2013 we spent a day sightseeing in our capital city!


We visited the city again in August 2013 to attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and managed to squeeze in a bit more sightseeing!

Enjoying the atmosphere of the Fringe Festival!
Enjoying the atmosphere of the Fringe Festival!

Paris, France

We visited Paris for a few days in January 2013.  Here are a few highlights of the trip!

Eiffel Tower
View of the Trocadero from the Eiffel Tower
Overlooking Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower
Posing outside the Louvre
Notre Dame Cathedral
A stroll around snow covered Luxembourg Gardens
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Standing on the steps of the Sacre Coeur