Our names are Lindsey Haggerty and Craig McCartney, we’re from Scotland and have been travelling in Australia since October 2013. We arrived in Perth at the beginning of May and plan to stay a while longer.
Lindsey Haggerty and Craig McCartney A.K.A LEGO TRAVELLERS
Where did you come up with the Lego travellers idea?
It began at the end of 2012 when Craig discovered his old Lego collection in his mum’s attic, while clearing it out. He enjoyed playing with Lego as a child and had always wanted a Lego village, so at almost 30 years of age, Craig started to buy all the pieces he couldn’t afford as a child, and re-discovered his old love for Lego! During this time, he was thinking of things to get me for my 30th birthday and he came across a little…
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.
A friendly man takes a picture of us at King’s Park, shortly after arriving in Perth
‘Kangaroos in the City’ at St George’s Terrace
Water Labyrinth at Forrest Place
The Swan Bells near Barrack St Jetty
Outside the Old Shanghai in Northbridge
Visiting the Perth Mint – Australia’s oldest operating mint
Having a walk around Government House Gardens
The iconic ‘blue boat shed’ near Crawley
King Neptune sculpture at Atlantis Marine Park, the abandoned theme park in Two Rocks, near Yanchep
Nervous about walking down the crumbling old staircase!
Checking out the public viewing platform at Perth Airport
We took a day trip to Lesmurdie Falls in the Perth Hills
This is our LEGO life… Follow our globe-trotting adventures as we visit lots of new and exciting places! We hope to continue adding to our ever increasing gallery for you to enjoy so please follow our blog and join us on our amazing journey!