Perth is sometimes called the "world's most remote capital city." It is geographically closer to Bali than to Sydney. Singapore is as far away from Perth as is Sydney. we hopped a train from the Freemantle train station and were soon in Perth.
When gold was found in Kalgoorlie (about 300 east of Perth) in the 1890s, waves of fortune seeking prospectors flocked to the countryside. Today, Perth is a vibrant, young city with many traces of its history standing in contrast with new high-rise buildings.
One of the prominent pieces of architecture in the city is the Swan Bell Tower.
We sailed past the Crystal Serentiy on a harbor tour, watch the pilot leave the ship, and sail off into the sunset.