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…

Kangaroo spotting at Seawinds

In nearby Arthurs Seat there are many things to see and do. Most of them have you dipping into your wallet. They are generally good value time and money wise. However it is a pleasant change when you can have an experience that costs nothing other than your time. Such is the case if you visit…

Riding the Arthurs Seat Eagle

After an absence of quite a few years there is a new chairlift service running from Dromana up to the top of Arthurs Seat. The new gondolas have been imported from Europe. Each night they are stored at the base station. During the day they are brought out and put into action. We recently had…

Rugged Cape Schanck

There are so many options of things to see and do here on the Mornington Peninsula. So when Karen’s cousins from Germany visited us it was hard to make a decision on what to show them. However summer crowds narrowed the choices somewhat. Normally I would start with somewhere in the Point Nepean National Park but…

Blogger’s Recognition Award

Thanks to Vanessa from Wanderlust Plus One for nominating me for a Blogger’s Recognition Award. I’m happy just writing about my travels usually but it is nice to post about an award. I have enjoyed reading about the adventures Vanessa and Chris have taken with their son Jerome, particularly about their trip to Japan which was…