More from Kwinana and Rockingham


The other day I had to go out to choose a new front door from a supplier that has a warehouse in a pretty rough looking industrial zone. The place was amazing and I got what I was looking for pretty quickly, which left me a little bit of time to take a couple of pictures and take the long way home

This is  the QR National Freight railway that runs through the area – it serves the whole of Australia – it brings coal and supplies for the power station and ships out all manner of goodies from the industrial strip.  I couldn’t get any closer, not without asking permission and I didn’t really have time..

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I hopped off on the bike to the Rockingham Scenic Drive, which, in places, is really not all that scenic at all..

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But it ends up winding past the CBH Grain Terminal – as the day was so still and the clouds were pretty interesting, I couldn’t resist just stopping off for a few more shots of this familiar landmark.  I don’t know about you, but I think it’s actually quite interesting – sure, the coastline would be better off without stuff like this, but as we have to have it (it’s how Western Australia exports grain) – it might as well be bold and blue

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Like all the beaches, it’s completely sandy, but due to the recent storms, there was a pretty thick covering of shells.

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Looking back up the coast towards Henderson (and the cliffs from the last post) and the heavy industrial strip (that the QR National freight rail ends up snaking around)

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And finally back to Rockingham and the gorgeous islands – Penguin Island and Seal Island – these are part of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park.I could have sat there all day, but sadly, I had things to do and places to go!

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