Journal

Road trip is imminent.

Good news. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is easing its COVID lockdown boarder restrictions. Whilst the areas we can freely travel are still limited, it does provide us with a loop route down to the south coast. Kelly starts her holidays tomorrow (I still have a few shifts to work at the vaccination centre), so […]

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Day 13, 14 & 15: Bright.

Location: ///witless.chauffeur.pouty Stunning Autumn colours. The trees are burnt gold and deep toffee plumb and mustard yellows. Underfoot this slippery crunchy fallen canopy wraps Bright in a coat of many colours. From the Great Ocean Road, to the Victorian Alps. It has been a great trip. And Bright has really turned it on for our […]

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Day 12: Blower Man & Mower Man.

Tonight we are in one of our regular campsites, a van park in Yackandandah. Location: ///cumbersome.fizzle.rally We love this secluded little park at the Yack. I remember during our last visit (a few years back) we were interrupted by the owner just as we settled in to happy hour. At the time I wrote: “I […]

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Travel tip: the paramedic coffee connection.

It’s simple. When travelling through unfamiliar territories and searching for decent coffee, be alert for a positive paramedic sign. If there is an ambulance out front of the cafe and a crew of local paramedics waiting for take-away you can be assured of a decent brew. If they are ensconced at one of the tables […]

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Day 10: Silo art St. Arnaud

Location: ///gone.corrosive.commanded Last night we stopped at a tiny (but lovely) van park in St Arnaud, a former Gold mining town between Ballarat and Mildura. This morning we drove a short distance out of town to check out the local silo art. Pretty cool don’t you think? It is titled ‘Hope’, and depicts the story […]

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Day 8: Portland.

All tucked in for the night behind the Portland tram station. A nice little campsite that is free for 72 hrs for all self containted motorhomes. It is a great little spot with toilets, a dump station and only a few minutes walk to the centre of town. Portland is another harbour town with a […]

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