Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

A while ago I wrote a post entitled “Five Places To Go Back To” . One of those places was Innsbruck in Austria, which lies on the south side of the Karwendel Alps (on the north side you’ll find last week’s travel destinations Mittenwald and Garmisch Partenkirchen, Bavaria). Apart from being an excellent touring base in all directions …

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Perth Zoo has many other attractions apart from the Australian Bushwalk that we covered in last week’s post! The zoo’s purpose as stated in its guide is “to inspire and act for wildlife conservation” . The conservation section on their web page gives more information. “Perth Zoo is dedicated to saving wildlife and introduces the …

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Ever since we first came to Perth (in 1990 how time flies!) Perth Zoo has been a popular attraction. When our daughters were small it was always a very enjoyable family outing, as was Melbourne Zoo when we moved over east for a few years. Since returning to Perth in 2001 our girls have grown …

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Once upon a time, a long time ago, I was taken on a day trip up to London with my parents and brother. The highlight was a visit to London Zoo where we got to see the giant panda, Chi Chi. I was so excited! By this stage, however, she was very old and no …

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