The King Valley

Day 4, Saturday 9th Nov 2013 Mansfield – Whitfield We head out of town towards Whitfield and realise that we’re being passed by race cars. Then we notice a sign announcing that the road is now closed for most of the day. Whoops, our little caravan is in the middle of a car race! Quickly we turn the thing around and get the hell out of there. Of course, that means that instead of heading north up through the King Valley we must go first to Benalla then across to Oxley, and south down through the King valley to Whitfield. … Continue reading The King Valley

Not more rain

Day 7, Tuesday 17th Sept 2013 Barham – Melbourne Once more, it rained heavily during the night and everything is wet and soggy. There are lots of hugs as we say goodbye. We go through Kerang and pass what is left of the iconic pub that was burnt down only last week. Somehow the threatening rain holds off and we zig zag to Boort, Korong Vale, then back onto the Calder Highway at Inglewood (birthplace of Sir Reg Ansett). We have a huge serving of roast lamb and ten vegetables at the Morong Family Hotel before hitting the Morong Bypass … Continue reading Not more rain