A sunny, windy day can only mean one thing... It's time to tackle that large bag of dirty laundry. And let's do the sheets whilst we're at it! When travelling in a 7x3 metre home it only takes about 6 minutes for the inside of Ripley to look like a total rubbish tip. But luckily … Continue reading Laundry day
Mt Gambier is located on the slope of another long extinct volcano about 450 Km south-east of Adelaide. The geology of the area is predominantly limestone resulting in an abundance of caves (over 800) and sinkholes (over 50) in the area. In fact the whole limestone coast as it is called is a bit of … Continue reading Wine tasting and Mt Gambier.
Travelling is all about the stopping. Sure, the destination gives any adventure a compass. A gravitational pull. A bracket to signify completion. And the journey itself is the the delicate practice of paying attention in motion. Paying attention to motion. But the stopping is where the magic happens. When properly travelling you should be stopping … Continue reading Stoppingl
This morning we made the easy 28 km trip up the road to Port Fairy. But first, a pit stop to Bunnings was necessitated to fix a small leak under our sink. Kelly quickly sorted this out with some silicone sealant...whilst I wandered around in the tool-section all tranced out and dreaming of having a … Continue reading Dartmoor
We continued to drive through the 'Lakes and Craters' region of Victoria. Vast flat rolling plains pickled with Marr's or low volcanic mountains such as Mount Leura and Mount Sugarloaf. The surrounds were far greener and more visually interesting than previous days. Outside it was a very pleasant 25 degrees and so we drove on, … Continue reading Warrnambool.
We rattled into Daylesford on a chilly morning just in time to catch the coffee shops opening for breakfast. First thing we noticed was all the rainbow decorations adorning storefronts and monuments throughout the town. Turns out Daylesford is the self proclaimed LGBTI regional capital of Australia. And it is just about to celebrate with … Continue reading Daylesford