Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Kings Park - Perth (Western Australia)

A lovely morning start at Mandurah, quite exciting to see the dolphins flipping up and down in the water, lunching over fish and chips and back to the harbour. Later we came over to Kings Park - a popular visitor destination, located in Western Australia and packed with lots of people on this Saturday. Apparently, a similar scene as in other parks elsewhere, where people want to enjoy nature, fresh air and thereafter, do nothing, but just relax.

As I walked into this 1,003 acre compound, I couldn't help but disagree with my Malaysian friends who described Kings Park as a boring place. How wrong they were. I certainly don't agree. Perhaps enjoying nature is not their cup of tea, neither they they like the long leisurely walk. Beats me though why? Whichever and whatever, I love Kings Park very much. Such a beauty, where besides doing nothing, you can picnic, just lazily veg on the grass, get lovey-dovey with your loved ones or just stare far out to unwind, Also, with its atmosphere being for couples to tie the knot, obviously, Kings Park must be a popular ground for weddings prior to posing and taking pictures. Besides the immaculate lawns, huge trees and natural bushland, there are a couple of significant historical buildings, including the State War Memorial. constructed in 1928 and completed on 24th November, 1929. Standing right atop there, I bet you will be mesmerised with the broad spectrum of  Perth city, overlooking the Swan River and Darling Range.

For the next two hours, we walked, we talked, we enjoyed the view and on our way out, we glanced at the Queen Victoria's statue and left Kings Park, carrying with us our fond memories.

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  1. awhhh ms.nava you're so lucky that you can travel alot!! i wish i have a life like that :D australia is definately a beautiful place and a must vsit..

  2. I like the way you write travelogue, making the readers to want to go.

  3. wondering is that a wishing well :)

    Have read so manysetting of this park in story books. certainly good to view it from your eyes

  4. Wow, that's really beautiful! I've always wanted to go to Australia. Thanks for sharing your photos.

  5. King park is popular is popular visitor destination with unique parkland for all to enjoy. It is very good place for picnics, pleasant walks, cultural and ceremonial events.

  6. What a wonderful visit my friend, I did not know you had been to Australia before :D

    Choc Chip Uru

  7. Wow!! beautiful pictures. Australia is beautiful! Looks like you had lot of fun dear. :)

  8. Awesome images thanks for showing us a magnificent place.


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