February 15 Wangaratta - Glenrowan - Thredbo After a couple of nights solo in the bush, it was odd waking up with traffic going past and neighbours right there! We had breakfast and chatted with the neighbours about Blu (He seems to have a way of attracting questions from neighbouring campers), before heading heading to … Continue reading On Top of Down Under!
12-14 February Melbourne - Licola - Wangaratta (The Victorian High Country) The Victorian High Country is one of the iconic 4wd destinations in Australia and a part of the trip I had been looking forward to for ages, so it was with an sense of anticipation and excitement I woke on Sunday morning. We … Continue reading These Thousand Hills (Roll ever on)
February 10 Sister's Beach - Spirit of Tasmania As we woke up for our last day in Tassie, it seemed as though it was going to put on a beautiful day for us, the sky as blue with patches of cloud floating through... Alas, it was not to be :p As we packed down the … Continue reading Boat, Trains and Automobiles
February 5 Horbart - Cockle Creek We woke to the sounds of market stalls being set up. The showgrounds holds a weekly swap meet and farmers market. We packed up early enough to enjoy a shower and a wander before we headed in to Hobart Baptist Church for morning worship. We were greeted … Continue reading Climb every mountian!
February 2 Buckland - Tarrana - Port Arthur As I crawled out of bed to rain on the tent my legs didn't feel too bad after yesterdays killer climb. We packed up as quickly as we could and headed off to reset the tent just an hour later in Tarrana. It was dripping wet and … Continue reading Why so many stairs?!
January 30 Myrtle Park / Launceston Monday morning we awoke to rain and lots of it! While we had planned to head to Derby, we thought better of it due to the wet tent, wet roads, a leak in the bed (Aaarrrrrgggghhhh!!) that needed sorting and general bleh way that we were feeling (probably as a … Continue reading Of Leaking Beds and Weary Legs
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