The Otways

The Otways – by Diane Apart from the iconic, over-photographed monoliths rising out of the ocean and the scenic seaside stretch of road between Apollo Bay and Lorne, the Great Ocean Road was a complete unknown for me, and not at all what I expected. For instance, I had no idea how much of the … [Read more…]

The Gramps To The G.O.R.

Even though Rod didn’t completely run out of mountains to climb, after 2 weeks in The Grampians, we decided it was time to make our way to the south-west coast of Victoria and The Great Ocean Road. We met up with the coast at Killarney, between Warrnambool and Port Fairy, camping at the Rec Reserve … [Read more…]

Glorious Grampians

The Grampians is a mountainous region in Victoria that stretches for over one hundred kilometres from Horsham in the north to Dunkeld in the south, Hamilton in the west and Ararat in the east. These kilometre high peaks started as river sediment 400 million years ago, then gradually tilted upward, resulting in walking tracks that … [Read more…]

Meanwhile Back On The Mainland

I have to confess, leaving Tasmania was a bit heart-wrenching. I mean, we’ve been on the road since mid-September, and by the time we left the Apple Isle, we had spent more than half of our “new life” there. I felt like I grew up a little there. (Not sure what Eb would say about that.)
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