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Rottnest Holiday 2010

14 June 2010

Rottnest Island, Geordie Bay 2010

I love a good holiday! We took a 5 day trip to Rottnest Island last week, and it was AMAZING.

Rottnest Island is a tiny island west of Fremantle, and only takes 30 minutes on a ferry to get there. There is no Universal Studio, no shopping malls, no 5-star hotels, or fancy restaurants. In fact there’s not much to do there but ride a bike and sit on the beach.

For most of the time, my children DISAPPEARED. They literally just ran off and played with other random children on the beach, in the sand dunes, in the bush, and rode their bikes around the place.

My husband and I sat on the balcony of our chalet, over-looking the bay (pictured above) and ate bacon and eggs in the peace and quiet until 10am. Like I said. AMAZING.

We actually went with a group of friends – there were 50 of us, including kids – and we spent a lot of time hanging out, cycling, having barbecues, going to the bakery to eat meat pies, playing beach cricket, and having a glass of wine on the beach.

I feel like my body has been dipped in warm sunshine. It was the best holiday ever. More photos to come!