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Rottnest Island, Western Australia

006 Western Australia,Quokka,  Rottnest Island

Australia is a remarkable place to visit, with some of the most interesting flora and fauna anywhere.  From flocks of colorful parrots to troops of kangaroos bouncing around, if you love nature and the out-of-doors, Australia needs to be on your travel bucket-list.

My wife and I were visiting Perth in Western Australia some years ago, a city we really enjoyed.  Not far from Perth is the small port of Freemantle where many prisoner ships from England landed centuries ago and disembarked the ancestors of today’s Aussies.  From here you can catch a ferry (or if you have more cash, a seaplane) to Rottnest Island, home to the charming Quokka.  It makes for a perfect day-trip, but …

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