January 26 Devonport - Greens Beach Waking up to the sun rising over Devonport, 4 weary travellers excitedly showered, dressed and made their way to the reception area ready to disembark and begin exploring Tasmania. We had already booked into Peron Farm Campground for the night, so this was our first stop. The scenery … Continue reading Look out Tassie…Here we come!
So, it's been a while since our last update, we have been camping out of range and very busy during the day, I hope you have enjoyed the instagram pics in the mean time! Read on for the comprehensive run down! January 23-24 Ballarat - Melbourne Leaving Ballarat, we had a short drive ahead … Continue reading Airplanes and Quiltshops and Markets, Oh My!
January 21-22 Sovreign Hill - Ballarat Saturday began with the most awesome blueberry and strawberry pancake stacks! Then, with our bellys full, we stepped back into an age of horse drawn carts, hoop skirts and the gold rush. We were excited to explore the old world that stretched out before us across the muddy … Continue reading There’s Gold in Them Hills!
20 January Panmure - Ballarat (via the Great Ocean Rd) Rain on a tin roof has got nothing on a tent with a taught fly! Throughout the night we were woken up by massive drops of rain as Warnambool and the surrounding area were inundated with about 30mm between 1am and 7am...at times it … Continue reading The Long Way Around
Waking up in the bush is like being home. The familiar sounds of birds chirping and wood crackling in the fires (yes there were fires and yes there was need for them....chilly!) The fresh aroma of a cool morning on the trees is something we all love and enjoy. While sitting with Zach (Adrian was … Continue reading Wayfarers in Warnambool
January 17 (My Birthday!) Naracoorte - Mt Gambier - Mt Clay When I woke up I saw bunting, that Mummy had made, hanging above my bed! It was my birthday! There was a stack of presents all piled up neatly with a light up letter 'C' in front of it all. I woke Mummy … Continue reading It’s My Birthday, I Can Swim If I Want To!
January 15 Last Day in Adelaide Woke up feeling pretty good given that I hadn't closed my eyes until 2am! The knowledge that things were sorted on the truck was a huge weight off. We headed off across town to City Reach Baptist Church (Formerly Oakden Baptist, formerly Prospect Baptist) where we attended many years … Continue reading Together Again!
So... While Chelle and the kids spent the last few days unwinding after the long days on the road and exploring Adelaide, Blu and I had some unfinished business. Despite the long days preparing in the lead-up to leaving, there were some things I hadn't had time to complete, as well as some "shake-down" niggles … Continue reading Adrian’s Adelaide (Warning: Technical Content :p )
The kids and I had a couple of days resting, playing games, catching up on washing and seeing a few sights. Auntie Lorraine was a great tour guide, showing us the night lights, Belair National Park (where we hunted for ages but finally found 8 koalas), the shops and even showed us how we … Continue reading Michelle’s Adelaide
With another big drive day planned we set out early from our windswept campsite. The creek bed where we had been riding the night before was completely submerged as the tide had come in at a huge rate. We traveled back to the main road as the emus ran alongside us and kangaroos bounded through … Continue reading Over the Hill and Far Away