Chillax with the city rats Down Under
TOM ADAIR on a journey of discovery to Perth and Rottnest Island
Chasing the sun is one of my reasons for visiting Perth, which has more than 300 ray-soaked days in any year. When I arrive the city is wallowing in its International Festival of the Arts. The festival Fringe is second only to that of Edinburgh in magnitude, a sign of the city’s expansion and ambition as it grows outwards (along the Swan River towards swathes of wineries) and upwards, a rush of high-rises, the tops of which seem to gleam like candle flames on the birthday cake of a giant. Overlooking it all is Kings Park,... read more
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