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Allons enfants de la Patrie. Midnight in Paris Intro Scene. Home. Order Maps and Brochures. Swan Valley - Destinations. Indulge the senses with a trip to the Swan Valley and Darling Range.

Swan Valley - Destinations

The vineyards of Western Australia's oldest wine region invite you to sample their fruits, feast on award-winning local produce, discover local heritage and relax in the natural bushland of the Darling Range. Just 20 minutes east of Perth, the Swan Valley and Darling Range is a world away from city life. You can reach it by road, or take the scenic route aboard a Swan River cruise from Perth's Barrack Street Jetty. You can even winery-hop in the back of a horse-drawn wagon or chauffeured classic car. Many of the vineyards are still owned by the descendants of early European settlers, who may share their story over a fruity red at the cellar door. Do lunch at one of 70 restaurants and cafes, or pack a picnic and take your pick from many natural beauty spots. Swan valley perth. Margaret River Chocolate Company.

The Margaret River Chocolate Company is one of Western Australia’s most popular tourist attractions.

Margaret River Chocolate Company

The company’s Swan Valley chocolate factory is the largest in WA and offers free chocolate tastings, free entry and viewing windows to watch the products being made. A mouth-watering range of chocolate goodies is available including chocolate coated delights, hand made truffles, flavoured bars, novelty chocolates, chocolate sauces, icecreams, chocolate milk and a variety of chocolate gift ideas. The Swan Valley’s Chocolate Factory Café is also an ideal place for an indulgent treat or light lunch, with both indoor and outdoor dining and a delightful range of desserts, chocolate fondues, coffee, decadent cakes and other chocolate inspired gourmet delights.

We welcome visitors of all ages with friendly staff, fantastic products, plenty of parking and a fun, fully-airconditioned environment. Margaret River Chocolate Company & Providore combine to offer wine & chocolate tastings. 20-Nov-2013 If you’ve ever been told that wine and chocolate don’t mix - then think again.

Margaret River Chocolate Company & Providore combine to offer wine & chocolate tastings

Some dark country of origin chocolate works perfectly with selected red wines, while white wines and stickies can also work with anything from plain chocolate to sea salted caramel truffles – so long as you know what you’re doing! That’s the advice from The Margaret River Chocolate Company and sister company Providore, which have started daily wine and chocolate pairing classes at their brand new Swan Valley tasting centre. Recognised as one of Australia’s Top 100 Gourmet Experiences, Proviore expanded its operations from Margaret River into the Swan Valley in August, with its new tasting centre opening right next door to the chocolate factory.

In addition to its expansive range of olive oils, sauces, jams and dried goods, Providore also features the award-winning Coward & Black Vineyards range of wines, many of which can work perfectly with chocolates. Welcome to Providore. Yonga Boodjah Aboriginal Art Gallery - in the heart of the Swan Valley. Nuts & Confectionary Perth. Kaartdijin Noongar. Yagan was born circa 1795 and died sometime in July 1833.

Kaartdijin Noongar

He was a Noongar leader and resistance fighter during the early years of the Swan River Colony. In the conflict that ensued, Yagan was both feared and admired by Europeans as a patriot fighting for his land. In today’s Noongar community, Yagan is an iconic figure in the fight for Noongar rights and recognition. The reburial of Yagan’s head was celebrated on the 10th July 2010. Yagan was a Whadjuk Noongar man. Yagan: an Aboriginal resistance hero. Wednesday, September 10, 1997.

Yagan: an Aboriginal resistance hero

Western Australia. A deal was struck and for a time there was harmony between the settlers and Aborigines.

Western Australia

The truce was broken by some twit from Tasmania who opened fire (completely unprovoked) on a group of Aborigines killing or wounding all of them. Finding Yagan. WARNING: Visitors should be aware that this website includes images and names of deceased people that may cause sadness or distress to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Finding Yagan

Ken Colbung MBE, JP, AM, is an Aboriginal elder from the Noongar community in Perth, West Australia. He played a significant role in the campaign to return Yagan's remains to Australia. Ken was born in 1931 at the Moore River settlement, 135km north of Perth in Western Australia. After the death of his mother, he was taken to Sister Kate's Home – a Perth Anglican orphanage – at the age of six. Landgate > Aftermath Perth Hills bushfires.

Perth Hills bushfire: Dozens of homes lost as residents flee massive blaze. Updated Mon 13 Jan 2014, 12:51am AEDT More than 20 homes have been lost in the Perth Hills area in Western Australia as firefighters work to contain a massive bushfire.

Perth Hills bushfire: Dozens of homes lost as residents flee massive blaze

The fire started this morning in Parkerville and moved rapidly to surrounding areas, including Stoneville and Mount Helena. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) says 27 homes have been lost but there have been no injuries to anyone in the community. Russell Jones from DFES says the fire burned through more than 250 hectares and involved more than 100 firefighters. Some firefighters have suffered heat exhaustion, he says, with hot temperatures making fire-fighting extremely difficult. He says sightseers must stay away from the area. "We've had several reports that there are many people moving through the area looking at the damage and it is making our firefighting efforts extremely difficult. " Hovea man dies defending home from Perth hills bushfires. Huge smoke plumes billow in the Shire of Mundaring. Photo: Courtney Lewis A 62-year-old Hovea man has reportedly died, after he lost consciousness on the roof of his house while defending it from a bushfire and 27 homes have been destroyed in the Perth hills.

St John crews were unable to access the roof despite assistance from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES), and the man died at the scene. Another man is in hospital with injuries, according to media reports. Parkerville bushfire 2014. Dôme Coffees. Dome mundaring.