Mundaring Walk

During my morning constitutional walk this morning  through the streets of Mundaring in Western Australia I had this strange feeling that the Eye of Sauron was watching me…

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It seems the town planners in Mundaring were fans of the Lord Of The Rings.

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And on turning down a different road I found this lake not 5 minutes walk from our home I can almost see the shimmer of a polished long sword just below the depths…
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From The Travel Desk

walkabout logoNo rest for the wicked or editors! Its been a busy 2 weeks with the launch of Walkabout Travel Network which includes this site and a few others as well which I will post details in a few more weeks. We have organised our trip to Phuket, Thailand in October and we will be staying at the (click to check it out) Horizon Karon Beach Resort and Spa.

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Phuket Here I Come!

flying holidayExcitement Plus! I am off to Phuket on the 26th October for a couple of hotel reviews, happy days!

Go Slowly Come Back Slowly

editors blog walkaboutI was talking to my Dad the other night and he mentioned how he would like to take the Indian Pacific or The Ghan train from Perth to Sydney or Adelaide, which I think is a great idea and something I have always wanted to do as well. [Read more…]

Onward and Upward

Decided to create a Thai version of Walkabout today and Took will be translating all the stories on the English site as they come in and also considering doing a Mandarin version as well so 3 times the workload!  Luckily I can handle the pressure! Any suggestions for other languages we should translate?

Welcome!

My first From The Editors Desk post, so exciting!

I have had this desire to create a Travel related web site for many years now and first registered the domain name walkabout.net.au nearly 10 years ago and have had a few small sites running under the domain. I was always time poor and couldn’t devote enough hours to develop the sites as they should have been.

Today I am in a better position and have time to allocate to developing the site and a clear plan for the sites future. Like you I have read many travel websites and travel blogs and I am often overwhelmed by the amount of advertising on the site and at times struggle to distinguish between genuine travel stories and advertorials. [Read more…]