There is nothing better or more exciting than arriving at a new place and it slowly unfolds, revealing its history and characters. In my humble opinion a walking tour, either guided or self-guided, is the perfect way to discover secrets, stories and often a little sadness.
Lace up your walking shoes, we’re off to stroll the streets of Perth.
Where are all the people?
That was our first question as we left our hotel room and started to explore Perth’s CBD. It was a weekday and during business hours, and yet the streets were virtually empty and the vibe was so relaxed it was almost comatose.
Just perfect for this tourist to wander…
In an effort to kick myself out of the Covid19 doldrums, I read myself the Riot Act and wrote a long list of all the fabulous things I should be seeing and doing in my own backyard.
And, the Holtermann Museum in Gulgong is a F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S discovery in my own backyard.
Yes, museums are not everyone’s cuppa tea, but this little one is a must-see.
As the title says, this post describes the second stage of the Bondi to Manly Coastal Path, this time from Watsons Bay to Rose Bay. Of the three stages I completed on a sparkling June day, this was my favourite.
For background on this 80km path and to start from the ‘beginning’ check out my post about Stage 1.
Here are my thoughts and comments on Stage 2.