Sex in the Sea and the Otway Ranges

Feb 2020, Otway Ranges, Vic A short drive from Lavers Hill on the Great Ocean Road, you’ll find the Otway Fly set in the rainforests of the Otway Ranges. We old buggers give the flying fox experience a miss but gallop off to the walkways suspended above the forest. We probably walk several kilometres in all and climb the tower just to say that we still can. The tower appears to be swaying slightly in the breeze or is that the gums trees moving. Hang on we’re just giddy from the climb. Luckily, we have a botanist in our group … Continue reading Sex in the Sea and the Otway Ranges

Beechworth Gorge

Dec 2019, Beechworth, Vic Beechworth is such an interesting town that I’m quite sure that a lot of tourists aren’t aware of the gorge. By the time you’ve immersed yourself in gold rush history, walked the shops, had your fill of stylish clothes and homewares and refreshed yourself at an historic pub or two then any mention of gorge would have you dashing off for a long lunch somewhere nice. But no, there is a gorge and surprisingly it’s just behind town. “In Beechworth, we take the drive along the Gorge Road, a narrow twisting one-way road that clings to … Continue reading Beechworth Gorge