5 Awesome things to do in Mt Barker, WA

5 Awesome things to do in Mount Barker

Mount Barker is a place I have been visiting for 40 years. A place where my Grandfather farmed and generations before and after him still farm the land. It feels like home.

When you mention Mt Barker to Perth folk they usually say that is where the chickens live! Sorry to disappoint but you will not find free range chickens roaming the street or popping into the pub like the TV ad.

However if you are looking for an authentic country stay with spectacular scenery and delicious wine, then this is the place for you.Read More »

Mullewa Muster and Rodeo

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I channeled my inner cowgirl and headed off for a weekend of red dirt and rodeo watching!

Mullewa is usually a quiet town located 450 kilometres north of Perth. However when the annual Muster and Rodeo is on it attracts thousands of people to the town. Many of the contestants are from interstate and there were even a number of overseas competitors.  All putting their skills to the test to win some prize money by competing in various events over the weekend.Read More »

Camping at Lake Brockman Tourist Park

Camping at Lake BrockmanPeople often tell me that they are envious of our adventures. We try and get away every six weeks and they are usually short camping trips. I decided to put the call out to all my friends and let them know that we were camping at Lake Brockman. Any one was welcome to join us and to my surprise we had 11 families take up the offer. It was a wonderful getaway for everyone and most of all I loved seeing the children enjoying nature.Read More »