Well, today wasn’t a day we were looking forward to as we had a midnight flight from Perth to Cairns to catch, with lots of spare time, and we woke up to the predicted cold, miserable and very windy weather. 355 more words
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By Zack Yusof
Fremantle Prison, Fremantle, Sept 16, 2017
Built by convicts in the 1850’s and fully operational as a gaol until 1991, Fremantle Prison was – according to its website – a place of “hangings, floggings, dramatic convict escapes and prison riots” and whose inmates included “imperial convicts, colonial prisoners, enemy aliens, prisoners of war and maximum-security detainees.” The iconic West Australian landmark is not only one of Australia’s Top 10 tourist attractions and a World Heritage site but is also rumoured to be one of its most haunted locations. 833 more words
Two words of advice: Always volunteer.
OK, maybe not in every situation–really, now that I think about it, there are plenty of times you wouldn’t want to volunteer, so let me qualify that: If you’re a tourist on a guided tour, and the tour guide asks for volunteers, do it. 721 more words