Victorian Lighthouses – Split point

I take up from earlier in the year, this time along the Great Ocean Road – Airies Inlet and Split Point Lighthouse

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Great Ocean Road – Day 4

Day 4 finds us in Warrnambool. He visit the Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Lady Bay

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Cee’s Compose Yourself Challenge -WEEK #11 CENTERPOINT – BREAKING THE RULE OF THIRDS

Essay To continue our discussion of the rule of thirds, let’s start by breaking it. Before you can break any rule, you have to understand it enough to be able to break it successfully. One thing you can do to break the rule of thirds is to put your subject in the middle of the…

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Great Ocean Road – Day 1

As this post goes live, the places we visited not even two weeks ago have been destroyed by bush fires, it’s hard to fathom the devastation and loss. over 100 homes are gone and many people have lost acres of land and livestock. So even as you look at the pretty pictures, please spare a…

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G.O.R. Update

Back on the net after a few very busy days. We continued down the coast, left the surf Coast, went through discovery Coast (also known as shipwreck Coast).  We then even crossed the SA border and drove some of the limestone Coast. Weather getting really hot, 45c in some areas…..very dry, with hot dry, dusty…

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Victorian Lighthouses – McCrae Lighthouse

It appears I missed a lighthouse in my posts about the Lighthouses and Beacons along Port Phillip Bay

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Victorian Lighthouses & Shipwrecks – Williamstown, Gellibrand Point

This is a spot I went to the other weekend, just to round out my Lighthouses around Port Phillip Bay, not necessarily the prettiest spot, not the most historic, although it does have an interesting past I can remember from my childhood. History The original timber lighthouse was built in 1840, it was Victoria’s first…

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Victorian Lighthouses & Shipwrecks – Beacon Cove, Port Melbourne.

Just when you thought I had finished………I visit 2 more! Well this little gem is the second last to visit in the Lighthouses in the Port Philip Bay area, and these are strictly speaking not really even lighthouses, so much as a Beacon. I touched on this area in a post the other day, under…

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Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks – Queenscliff White Lighthouse

The Queenscliff White Lighthouse, also known as the Queenscliff Low Lighthouse, stands inside the entrance to Port Phillip from Bass Strait, on the lower slope of the Queenscliff Peninsula overlooking the ’Rip”, a stretch of water considered one of the ten most treacherous, but navigable passages in the world. It is 22.2m in height and…

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Victorian Lighthouse & Shipwrecks – Queenscliff Black Lighthouse

The Black lighthouse at Queenscliff was built in 1862, replacing an earlier sandstone lighthouse built in 1843, it is located 40 metres above sea level and depending on the tower’s bearing it emits either a fixed light or an occulting signal with an interval of 15 seconds. The black lighthouse is one of four in…

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