A tour of the local beaches was a wonderful way to spend our last day in Margaret River. Even if you’re not a wine fan, this is still an absolutely amazing area that embraces everything that symbolises the Australian culture and way of life. We barely scratched the surface, but I am leaving with the confirmation that this is a magical place for me – I will be back, when and for how long are still too seen.
Carpe Diem (seize the day) is a sentiment that I try to live my life by. I embrace life and all of its curveballs that swings my way to see where they may lead. Gianfranco, the winemaker at Carpe Diem, too embraces this as his way of life, wine making choices and knowledge sharing.
Day One in Margaret River (MR), and any remaining fear that I had about this new path quickly subsided as we pulled up at Mr Barvel. With great timing, we arrived alongside the 6am morning hand harvest of the Malbec grape, which was a pleasant surprise as MR is better […]
Well here I am again, at Margaret River; an indulgent town south of Perth, in Western Australia, celebrated for its expansive wineries and impressive surf breaks. This time, I am here with a very different outlook for this trip. Well, I mean, there is a wedding too! My purpose, this […]
For me, travelling with a purpose was, firstly, to get there (wherever “there” was), visit the top 10 attractions, tick the bucket list and, perhaps most importantly, to say, “oh yes! I’ve been there, it’s really amazing”.Last year, towards the end of a 32-day trip, that perspective shifted, dramatically. The […]