was once inhabited by the Aborigines Whadjuk Noongars in Western Australia known as Doondalup or 'place of long flowing white hair'. Traditionally an area for women and children it was also a meeting point for when the clan wanted to move on to another part of the River Swan.
We visited Point Walter on Monday (19th) which is just 14 miles west of Thornlie on a hot, hot day ...
a paddle was obligatory!
The sandbar at low tide
Looking along the sandbar
Great views of the city across the river ...
from these huge homes ... the rectangle you can see on the photo on the left above is a swimming pool ... cool!
A dog walking area!
Returning home over the river!
An early evening meal at Garry and Sue's local Lakers Tavern ... we're all going on holiday tonight!