Weekly Photo Challenge – Windows

I decided to go quite literal with this week’s challenge, although I was debating going another direction, hasn’t it been said that Eyes are the Window to the Soul? Well I have plenty of images of eyes but decided that for once I would show windows, all but they last are on wonderful buildings in…

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Spring Outings – North Central Victoria

We finally got our first good day of Spring sunshine, the first nice day in such a long time. It is still quite early in the season for wildflowers, but with all the rain we have had recently, many of the waterfalls were sure to be running. I was keen to try my new camera…

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Monday’s Musings…

Yay! It’s finally Spring! We had blue skies and gentle winds and we grabbed the chance to finally get out of the house. We got up early yesterday, just to get on the road at a decent hour. We had only just decided the night before to head to Central Northern Victoria, to a small…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Elemental

This week’s WPC is Elemental, Erica’s image fired up memories of our trip to Central Australia a couple of years ago, as well as our trip earlier this year to Broken Hill. Then there are trips to the beach on stormy days, fiery sunrises and sunsets, the wide open Australian Landscape, where one can see…

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Autumn Outings – Hanging Rock, Macedon Ranges

About 70km NW from Melbourne in Central Victoria, not far from Mount Macedon (a former Volcano) is Hanging Rock, a 105m goliath and distinct rock formation.¬†Hanging Rock is a mamelon, created approx 6.25 million years ago by stiff magma pouring from a vent and congealing in place. Hanging Rock contains numerous distinctive rock formations, including…

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Autumn Outings – Tieve Tara Gardens, Mount Macedon

On a lovely sunny Autumn weekend, possibly the last for awhile, ¬†we decided to head to up Mount Macedon. We had tried to visit here on our Outback Adventure, but random events meant driving on through, with a promise to return soon. The Gardens “Tieve Tara”, nestled in the Macedon Ranges truly is a jewel…

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Victorian Lighthouses – Cape Liptrap

In 2015 and 2016 I embarked on a voyage of learning and adventure by following the Victorian Coast looking for both Lighthouses and shipwrecks and have written many a post. We have been from Wonthaggi all the way to the South Australian border (and beyond). Victoria’s coastline is often rugged and exceptionally beautiful, the fertile…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Heritage

I have visited many places of late that could be considered Heritage, many of them are Heritage listed. But I thought for this week WPC – Heritage, I would focus on Coal Creek Historical Village in Korumburra in Victoria, it is a whole village focusing on the Black Coal Rush Heritage of Victoria in the…

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Our Coastal Adventure – Inverloch, Day 3

After such a big day the day before we allowed ourselves a small sleep in and a leisurely breakfast. We again headed out to Eagles Nest and Cape Paterson, to see how they differed at High Tide. Eagles Nest was still quite visible, but much more treacherous to get to. I stayed up top and…

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An update on the Mahogany Ship

In December 2015 Moth and I drove The Great Ocean Road and did the Victorian Shipwreck Coast, I wrote numerous blog posts about all the stop; along with, all the lighthouses and shipwrecks. One such post I wrote was about the Mahogany Ship; which has been raised to near Urban Legend Status, with so many…

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