Hosting overseas visitors is a great excuse to indulge in the oft overlooked touristy pleasures of my own backyard. Even in winter there is no shortage of things to do and more importantly see based in Albany.
A world class expedition river in our own back yard, the Fitzroy should be on every Australian whitewater paddlers bucket list.
More photos and some handy hints to help you plan your own trip to follow.
About 120km east of Esperance lies this stunning National Park. It is remote, rugged, quiet and is absolutely worth the drive.
With a view like this there is little wonder Queenstown has so many repeat visitors.
Bunker Bay at sunrise is a photographer's dream. Spoil yourself and spend a little time in this delightful part of the world.
Campsites like these with a hard rock base are easy to look after. It is always great to camp someplace pristine where there is no signs of human life. No rubbish, no graffiti, nothing. Campsites like this are why I love the outdoors. Put our modern gear to one side and things haven't changed over time, just how it should be.