Born To Travel Is On The Move

Hello, If you are a new reader I hope you have enjoyed reading about the beginnings of our travels in Taiwan most recently. Or perhaps you have read older posts previously as Karen and I have trained, bussed, driven and walked around Japan, Dubai, Spain, the Galápagos Islands, Colombia, Chilean Patagonia and, of course, Australia…

Coolart

You can tell when winter is coming to an end when the wattles are in bloom. Over on the eastern side of the Mornington Peninsula abutting the small town of Somers you can find Coolart, a small park, mansion homestead and wetlands under the care of Parks Victoria. On arrival you can’t help but notice…

Weekend Away in Tasmania

Back in January we decided to take a weekend away in Tasmania. The main purpose was to go to an interstate AFL (Australian Football League) game that our team, Melbourne Demons, would be playing in. As it turned out they would be playing North Melbourne Kangaroos who our friends, Denise and Wayne, follow so we…

Thredbo Riverside Walk

After a day in Thredbo back in our Autumn break we quickly worked out we hadn’t allowed enough time there to do all the beautiful walks. However one afternoon we had a few spare hours to walk along the Riverside Walk which follows the Thredbo River for a while then passes around the golf course…

Lake Jindabyne

After conquering Mt Kosciusko the day before we took a more leisurely approach and headed to Jindabyne the next day. It’s less than an hour’s drive from Thredbo. The lake was created as part of the Snowy Mountains hydro-electricity scheme so the town one visits now is Jindabyne re-incarnated. As we descended to the town…

Hiking up to Mt Kosciuszko’s peak

I’m always planning our next overseas trip but due to a bit of a personal health hurdle somewhere nearer is all we could manage in a short timeframe with a hospital visit looming. So recently we made a short trip to Australia’s Snowy Mountains. It took nearly the whole of the first day to drive from home to…