Swan Bell Tower in Perth, using bells from St. Martin-in-the-Field
Swan Bell Tower in Perth.
Victoria Quay in Fremantle. Fremantle is Perh's port, and is about half an hour from Perth by train.
Maritime Museum visible in the background.
Oberon-class submarine, RAN Ovens. Fremantle Maritime Museum.
Street performer at the Fremantle market
Stone arch from the Batavia wreck. No wonder they sank! Fremantle shipwreck gallery.
Gun from the Batavia. The Batavia, a United Dutch East India Company vessel, sank in 1629. Fremantle shipwreck gallery
Batavia wreck at the Fremantle shipwreck gallery. Dutch ship from early 17th century. Foundered off the Western Australian course. Many of the passengers initially survived, but many then fell victim to the tyrannical first-mate and his accomplices when the captain left in a smaller boat to seek help.
Fremantle. Bather's Bay. Challenger Harbour in the background.
The south end of London Court shopping mall in Perth. Those figures above the clock do battle when the hour strikes...
Another view of the Bell Tower, looking south.
And another view of the London Court, this time at night.
Looking across Perth from the King's Park.
Anzac Day in King's Park, Perth.
Looking towards the remembrance flame. King's Park, Perth.
Fraser Avenue, King's Park, Perth.
Most of these trees seem to have been sponsored during a fund-raising event many decades ago.
The Tree Walkway in the Botanical Gardens, Perth. The Botanical Gardens are contained within the King's Parkway. The Botanical Gardens itself is quite large, and a conducted 'tram' (more like an open-air bus) tour is available.
The Wittenoom floral clock in the King's Park, Perth. Built 1962.
Tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) in the Botanical Gardens, Perth. 'Scarred' on the lower right side, possibly to make a shelter.
Fountain in the Botanical Gardens, Perth.
Marri trees (Corymbia callophylla) in the Botanical Gardens, Perth. These trees have large 'honkey' gum nuts.
Ashby's banksia (Banksia ashbyi) in the Roe garden, Botanical Gardens, Perth. I think the bird is an orange-bellied something.
birdbanksiaAshby's banksiaBanksia ashbyi