Our penultimate night away finds us back in Yackandandah. A small town situated amongst rolling hills about 288 km north east of Melbourne. The origins of the towns name are not certain, with one author saying that could derive from two Aboriginal words for rock and waterhole. We rolled into town right on lunchtime after … Continue reading Back to the Yak.
Up early this morning. It's chillier than usual and Ripley creaks in protest as I move around her. Kelly and Juno are both still wrapped warmly in the land of REM, and the more I try to keep quiet, the more I bump into things, drop things and generate a suppressed cacophony. I sneak outside … Continue reading Bright love.
You are familiar with the scenario. Walking into a supermarket, or at a street corner. The rough cardboard sign, the hard luck story, the begging money. The cup or hat or bowl. And you are probably familiar with your own triggered internal dialogue. "If I give them money they will probably only spend it on … Continue reading Giving.
Yesterday we took a short afternoon amble down 'Canyon Walk' along the banks of the Ovens river. We had been advised by locals to take care as snakes were fairly active right now and walkers had reported seeing several warming themselves on the paths in recent days. Sure enough, 10 minutes into our walk Kelly … Continue reading Snakebite first aid.
OK. Well that title escalated into the realms of click bait, just a little too easily. We are settled into the mountain village of Bright for a few days. After only discovering this place relatively recently it has quickly become a go-to destination for us (You can read about our first impressions here). Ripley is … Continue reading Size doesn’t matter. But mine is pretty big.
We spent the night at a nice little van park In Beechworth. We had planned to stealthcamp the night, but we arrived late and just couldn't find a spot that felt right. Then we coasted right past this place, and it was besides a small lake, and it had a wee stream (that's a small … Continue reading Beechworth.