Category Archives: Around Perth

One Day trips around the Perth region of Western Australia.

The Hills are alive with Wild Flowers

We decided to take a run up to the Hills of the Darling Escarpment and travel down some more tracks in the Mount Dale area with the plan to enjoy the drive and photographing of Wild Flowers.

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Bumping along the Stockyard Gully Circuit

Saturday 23rd April 2016 It’s been quite a few years since we’ve been to Stockyard Gully and we’d heard there had been a few changes / improvements to the National Park. It’s time to visit again and check it out for ourselves. While up there we’ll also do a loop along some of the other […]

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How to remodel the Mitsubishi Pajero Battery tray

Thursday, 27th March 2016 On the way back from our last trip doing Googs Track / Gawler Ranges in South Australia we did our normal thing and went down the Old Hyden Norseman Road and cleared another 6 trees. The Warn winch was used a fair bit and the battery was flattened once or twice. […]

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Avondale Valleys – 4WD days out of Perth

Saturday, 23rd August 2014 A handy book to have is called “4WD days out of Perth” by Ian Elliot & Nick Underwood. This 4th edition book has 15 trips from out of Perth, Western Australia. We read Chapter 8 on the Avondale Valley trip and thought …’this sounds like it would be okay’. The car […]

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4WD Adventure Training Bush Course

We have owned our Mitsubishi Pajero NW for a little over a month now and decided to get a bit of training on using the Pajero offroad. We have owned and used Subarus offroad and touring for over 20 years and consider ourselves to be quite competent offroad (to the Subaru’s limits) and travel wise. […]

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