In the Fort O’Hare camp ground at Dartmoor, Vic I wander down to the Glenelg River to take a few photos and sit on the wooden landing. Another camper sits beside me and we start chatting about this and that. It turns out that we went to high school together. Small world yet again. Advertisements Continue reading If we went to school together can you put your hand up?
We follow the river inland to Dartmoor to a camp that we’ve heard a lot about. The town’s avenue of cypress trees are sculpted into a memorial drive to the fallen of World War One. The Fort O’Hare camp ground … Continue reading Fort O’Hare Camp Ground, Dartmoor
Autumn 2017 Lakelands Caravan Park is only a few blocks down the hill from Tallangatta town centre. What a surprise Lakelands turns out to be with sites overlooking Lake Hume, beautiful views of rolling hills, fishing boats darting back and forth and cows mooing on the far shore. We could happily sit here for a week. Continue reading Lakelands Caravan Park
Autumn 2017 In the Murray Valley we head out of town to a camp at Tallangatta Creek which happens to be closed, on our return to town we are tooted by a passing car and realise that our caravan lights aren’t working and the plug is hanging on the road shredded. The local servo tells us that a plug should be in tomorrow. Tomorrow never comes. The auto electrician in Corryong is a wizard and does a great job of replacing the plug and giving us tourism tips. He suggests that we use Corryong as a base and drive up … Continue reading Shredding our electricals
A straw necked ibis on the wing over the sands at Inverloch, Vic. Continue reading Ibis on the wing
Across Victoria’s wheatbelt old concrete silos have been painted with exquisite murals to breathe life into small towns. Lascelles is one such place. A pub, an RV overnight stop and a delicately painted silo evocative of a life lived on … Continue reading The silo at Lascelles
The twin township of Echuca / Moama is a Murray River playground. Providing everything that one would need. Is it any wonder that the population of the area is growing. Moama Waters Holiday Park is about 4 kms from the … Continue reading Moama Waters Holiday Park
Feb 2018 Wooroonook Lakes (a bit over 200kms north of Melbourne by air) Cortisone keeps me awake until around midnight, the road is busy with trucks, a lonely mopoke calls and Woody’s snoring is in chorus with a thousand frogs. A low roar becomes louder, it’s a plane overhead where probably 300 people are wondering when the seatbelt sign will be switched off so that they can all stand up and reshuffle the overhead locker before settling in with a movie or two then breakfast in Singapore. Continue reading It’s a plane