Wednesday, 20 August 2014


Fremantle is a city in Western Australia, located at the mouth of the Swan River. Fremantle Harbour serves as the port of Perth, the state capital. Fremantle was the first area settled by the Swan River colonists in 1829. It was declared a city in 1929, and has a population of approximately 25,000. The city is named after Captain Charles Howe Fremantle, the English naval officer who had pronounced possession of Western Australia and who established a camp at the site. The city contains well-preserved 19th-century buildings and other heritage features. The Western Australian vernacular diminutive for Fremantle is Freo.

Fremantle has a picturesque Fishing Harbour (shown in the first three photos), a fine beach (shown in the next four), and of course the Freight Harbour (shown in the last two).

This post is part of the Waterworld Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme,
and also part of the ABC Wednesday meme.


  1. Calling by from ABC Wednesday today for F - Fabulous Freemantle. :)

  2. I enjoyed seeing your photos! Freemantle has a special meaning for me. During WW II my father sailed with the allied forces from Australia to the USA then to Britain and back to Australia. He often came to Freemantle. Many ships were sunk, but fortunately my dad survived. Thanks for your post.
    Wil, ABCW Team.

  3. Wow, what beautiful seascapes!

  4. Just gorgeous. stunning seaside captures. reminds me of when I visited Peggy's Cove in Halifax, Canada.

  5. How beautiful! Please share at

  6. The thing I love about this meme is "visiting" places I may never see. So it is this week, here.

  7. Lovely harbor scenes...keep 'em coming♪

  8. I wish I was there..reading a book sitting on the beach under the sun's golden hue! Beautiful pictures

    Random Thoughts Naba - 12 Most Puzzling Acquaintances in Life...

  9. Fantastic shots and beautiful light


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