Travel

Fremantle

Near Perth is the port city, Fremantle.  It is located at the mouth of the Swan River.  From Perth, you can take a ferry or train there but since Christian and I went one afternoon after Christian was done with work, we drove.  It was a gray day, so we did a quick walk around the town.  Fremantle has many preserved colonial buildings.  It was first settled in 1829 by Captain Charles Fremantle and established as a city in 1929.

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This street makes you believe that you have been transported back to another time!

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Many houses throughout Australia have the beautiful filigree wrought iron design.

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Wouldn’t you like to stay at this backpacker’s hotel?

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Just a fun fact: Western Australians call Fremantle, “Freo.”

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