Margaret River Day 4 – Part 3 Breweries & Natural Olive Oil Soap Factory, Chow

We saved the breweries for the end of the day. Actually we were following a geographical route and the 2 breweries were at the farthest end. When we still in Manila doing research on the places to go to in Margaret River we saw that one of the breweries had chocolate beer. That piqued ourContinue reading “Margaret River Day 4 – Part 3 Breweries & Natural Olive Oil Soap Factory, Chow”

Margaret River Day 4 – Part 2 Vasse Felix, Cape Lavender, Olio Belo

After a morning of sampling candies and nuts we were hungry for real food. Most of the guides we read said that Vasse Felix winery had very good food. So we went to check it out. The grounds were very beautiful but I couldn’t take any pictures because it was raining and the wind veryContinue reading “Margaret River Day 4 – Part 2 Vasse Felix, Cape Lavender, Olio Belo”

Margaret River Day 4 – Part 1 Wild Thyme, Candy Cow, Margaret Riviera, MR Nuts & Cereals

No caves today. Yehey! We started with breakfast at Wild Thyme Gourmet. Just like Blue Ginger everything was pre-cooked already. The display looks good and it took us a long time to choose what to eat. pies, pies, pies Overall the food was mediocre. Maybe we ordered the wrong thing? kids full breakfast A$8.50baked beansContinue reading “Margaret River Day 4 – Part 1 Wild Thyme, Candy Cow, Margaret Riviera, MR Nuts & Cereals”

Margaret River Day 3 – Part 2 Lake Cave, The Berry Farm, Blue Ginger

I must be a sucker for pain and suffering. After Jewel cave we went to Lake cave. The good thing is no one told me how many steps there are in each cave. If they did I wouldn’t have punished my arthritic knees!Lake cave is the most beautiful and most painful. To go down toContinue reading “Margaret River Day 3 – Part 2 Lake Cave, The Berry Farm, Blue Ginger”

Margaret River Day 3 – Part 1 Sea Gardens, Jewel Cave

Day 3 starts off with the best breakfast we’ve had in Australia. It was a short drive from MR to Prevelly where Sea Gardens restaurant was located. view from the restaurant the beach looks so near The brekkie (breakfast in Aussie) wasn’t cheap but it sure was good and unique. We ordered 3 entrees andContinue reading “Margaret River Day 3 – Part 1 Sea Gardens, Jewel Cave”

Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Tour Part 3

Fermoy Estate¬†was the last winery we went to.This winery reminded us of a French chateau. I don’t know what animals these are but they were running around the grounds. the ‘whites’ the ‘reds’ We were more interested in the fragrant lavender bush right outside the window. Of all the beautiful places we went to theContinue reading “Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Tour Part 3”

Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Tour Part 2

After lunch we proceeded to the Grove vineyard. In this vineyard we tasted liqueurs and port. This was our favorite in the whole tour. They timed this visit very well because the tastings of the liqueurs served as our dessert after lunch. I guess the distillery is part of the vineyard? We didn’t see anyContinue reading “Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Tour Part 2”

Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Winery & Brewery Tour part 1

On our 2nd day in MR we joined Bushtucker Winery & Brewery Tour which costs A$80 for adults and A$30 for kids. We went to 4 wineries – Churchview, Knotting Hill, The Grove, Fermoy Estate – The Margaret River Dairy Co., Margaret River Chocolate Company, and the Duckstein Brewery/Saracen Estates. I’ll be breaking this downContinue reading “Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Winery & Brewery Tour part 1”

Margaret River Day 1 – Rooftop Apartment

When we decided to go to Perth Rochelle and Chris did some research on where else we can go. They stumbled onto Margaret River. I’m glad they did. Margaret River is surrounded by beautiful beaches, caves, wineries and so many other natural and man made sights. We did an exhaustive search on where to stayContinue reading “Margaret River Day 1 – Rooftop Apartment”

Singapore Airlines food- Manila to Perth

. All the pictures starting today were taken with my new toy, the Panasonic G1. It was heavy to lug it at times but the pictures were worth it. We took flight SQ 917 from Manila to Singapore. The plane was a BOEING 777-300 which had a seating configuration of 3-4-3. The plane was aContinue reading “Singapore Airlines food- Manila to Perth”