Ok. Its an extinct volcano. Allegedly. Mt Franklin was created by a large volcanic eruption 470,000 years ago. Untold tonnes of ejecta, including granite, basalt, red & green olivine, megacrysts and scoria formed a high cone rising above the plain. Today the crater is a free camping reserve set amongst thick stands of deciduous and … Continue reading Sleeping in the volcano.
HAVING UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON YOUR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, DRUG ALLERGIES, NEXT OF KIN AND CARE DIRECTIVES IS VITALLY IMPORTANT TO HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS. YOU SHOULD CARRY THIS INFORMATION ON YOU WHEN TRAVELLING. ALWAYS. Despite initiatives such as the My Heath Record (somewhat controversially) being rolled out in Australia, your health records may not always be readily accessible … Continue reading When travelling, keep your EMERGENCY medical information with you.
Perhaps you are out travelling on the road, or away on holidays, or perhaps you are just minding your own business at work when it happens.Making a triple zero (000) call for an ambulance is usually going to be a stressful and difficult experience. Taking a little time now to read about what happens when … Continue reading How to call an ambulance.
Our next trip away in Ripley is just on a month away. So we have started getting her ready for action.Kelly has been busy making new chair covers, and I have been fixing a few minor structural issues. For example, I needed to reinforce the fold-away table with a few extra brackets after someone (who … Continue reading Trip planing: do we take the Bight?
We coasted into Castlemaine, cruised the Main Street and decided pretty quickly that further investigation was needed. Castlemaine is a vibrant little town nestled in a valley around 120 km northwest of Melbourne. Traditionally it was inhabited by the Dja Dja Wurrung people a community renowned in the area for their fine stone axes made … Continue reading Castlemaine.
Kelly, Juno and I took off for a short trip away to the coast for 3 days. https://youtu.be/UR1IN1wekwE I have been toying with the idea of making some short videos of our trips away. I don't think I want to make highly curated documentary travel-me-ogues like you see so many doing these days. … Continue reading Short trip away.