Our host in the Bendigo B&B recommended Halls Gap as an overnight stay to break the journey to Warrnambool, and it proved to be great advice. Halls Gap is a small village of about 600 people. It’s located at the northern entrance to a long valley running roughly south towards … Continue reading →
Hearty breakfast at our B&B and then to 10am Mass at Bendigo Cathedral. We then headed off to Halls Gap. On the way we passed through the historic town of Clunes, the site of Victoria’s first registered gold discovery. This triggered the Victorian gold rush in 1851. The population of … Continue reading →
After a good night’s sleep in the four-poster, we awoke to a beautiful, crisp winter’s morning. From our window we can see the steeple of the Catholic cathedral about half a kilometre away.
This was another transport section of the journey. The aim was to get to our B&B in Bendigo, plus make a couple of stops along the way. The first stop was Glenrowen, a town of about 900 people. It’s famous for
16 Aug 2012 This was a transport section of the journey. The aim was to make the leg to Bendigo an easy two-day trip, so we booked a cheap motel in Albury and stayed there overnight. On the way we took several rest-breaks, including Marulan and Bookham. In the 1850s, … Continue reading →
One of the items on Linda’s bucket list was to see the twelve apostles on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria. Well, she has ticked that one off. We’ve just returned from a fourteen-day 2,950km driving tour of Victoria, taking in Bendigo, the Grampians, the Great Ocean Road, Melbourne, the Bellarine … Continue reading →