Red Dirt, Day 15 – A beer and a punt

Saturday November 3rd 2012, Corowa We start the day with espresso coffees all round at our van (of course we brought the coffee machine), then walk into town. Being Melbourne Cup Weekend the boys head off to the Corowa Hotel (there are 5 pubs in town) for a beer and a bet. The girls do a spot of shopping and there are plenty of shops to explore. We have a lovely lunch on the motel lawns overlooking the river. Dinner is at the Old Empire Hotel which has done us proud in the past. We have an exceptionally good meal, … Continue reading Red Dirt, Day 15 – A beer and a punt

Red Dirt, Day 14 – A long weekend

Friday November 2nd 2012, Yarrawonga to Corowa It was a very cold night, but we awake to a beautiful sunny morning. Gee it’s washing day again, at least this park is quiet so the task is knocked over whilst we have breakfast. We top up the fuel and drive on to Corowa along the northern, NSW shore of the lake. This is our shortest drive, a mere 40kms, so we check into Ball Park Caravan Park at 10:00am. Ball Park is a very large council run park and although delightfully treed most of the ‘tenants’ have onsite vans, in fact … Continue reading Red Dirt, Day 14 – A long weekend