"Down South @ Albany" Albany by FOotFetish

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Intro.....

Albany is the heart of Great Southern Region and was the first town settled by the Europeans in Western Australia. It is renowed for its seafood , great coastal lines,war-time monument and heritage sites.
Albany's whaling port was the last to be closed and now operates as a museum. Enjoy breathtaking views from vantage points such as Mt Clarence, Mt Melville or Royal Princess Fortess.Browse through numerous craft shops or take a leisurely bush walk through the national parks or wildflowers sightseeing.Other activities include fishing or whale cruising.

Generally, it's like a big country town. Lots of people have bought houses and I would say, prefect place for retirement.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:No hustle bustle traffic
  • Cons:3-6hours journey from Perth
  • In a nutshell:Big country town??
  • Last visit to Albany: Nov 2002
  • Intro Written Dec 6, 2003
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