Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

There are so many beautiful coastal walks and recreation spots dotted along the coast near Denmark (Western Australia). One place highly recommended by our daughter Mlle (see here for her guest post) was the beautiful William Bay National Park, about half an hour’s drive out of town to the west. The two best-known attractions are …

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Lunch overlooking a lake, beautiful food platters and delicious wines – it was worth the slightly bumpy road down to The Lake House nestling in the rolling countryside of Shadforth on the hill above Denmark. The recent winter rains (we were there in early August) had damaged the unsealed road further – no fault of …

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Springdale Beach, on the east side of Denmark, was originally situated along a now disused railway track. Back in the day trains used to trundle along the track bringing holidaymakers to the local beaches and providing a way for local farmers and smallholders to transport goods. You can walk and cycle from the Heritage Railway …

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The Mokare Heritage Trail is one of the many trails and walks found in the Denmark region of Western Australia. Approximately 3 kilometres long, it wends its way along the Denmark River between the Denmark traffic bridge (on the South Coast Highway) and the Denmark Heritage Rail Bridge, which crosses the river just before it …

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We’ve recently returned from a winter’s break down in the pretty southern coastal town of Denmark (the Western Australian town not the European country!). You may remember our daughter, Mlle, did a guest post on her trip to Denmark earlier this year (see here)? After a gap of nearly 20 years since our last visit …

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Perth is in the grip of footy finals fever! The West Coast Eagles, one of the 2 local Australian Rules Football teams, have reached the AFL Grand Final in Melbourne!  Famille Chic (we’ve been Eagles members for years) saw them win the Preliminary Final here in Perth last weekend. Our younger daughter in the Uk …

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Inspired by Restless Jo I’ve decided to share a favourite walk of Le Chic family this week. Jo has had the wonderful idea of sharing her passion for walking by not only writing a weekly post “Jo’s Monday Walks” on her own blog but asking for contributions from bloggers around the world. The result is …

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Restless Jo has nominated me as part of the booked.net challenge to list 5 places I’d be happy to go back to. Whilst I’m not going to enter the competition myself, I thought it was a very interesting idea for a blog post and I’d be happy for Jo if she was selected as the winner! …

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