Category Archives: Melbourne

Monday 10th December – The Great Ocean Road Day 1

Another beautiful sunrise over the Yarra Valley – what a beautiful place to live. We said our goodbyes to Sheila and Graham as they went off to work in their jewellery design business (www.lookeastaustralia.com) and to the dogs and cats … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th December 2012 – Fruit Picking and Tunnels in the Yarra Valley

Our hosts Shelia and Graeme at Olinda were extremely helpful about telling us about the local area and what we might do. One suggestion was to visit a ‘pick your own’ farm. So as we’re a bit strapped for cash … Continue reading

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Friday 7th December – Stay in the Forest Overlooking Melbourne

After we said goodbye to our cabin, the ducks and the Rainbow Lorikeets feeding at the entrance to the holiday park, we joined the tail-end of the Melbourne rush hour (not so much as a rush, as a gradual drift … Continue reading

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Thursday 6th December –Arrival in Melbourne

We left Lakes Entrance up a very steep section of the Prince’s Highway which gave us a great view of the lake and the coast – still blowy! Like yesterday, there was a fair amount of distance to cover before … Continue reading

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Sunday 2nd December – Towards Melbourne via Jervis Bay

During our planning time in the UK we had thought long and hard about a trip to Melbourne and back by road (including the Great Ocean Road) incorporating a trip to Tasmania. Since spending time in the rainforest of North … Continue reading

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Friday 30th November – On the Road to Kangaroo Valley

Today was the day we journeyed south. We checked out of The Golden Grove and liked it so much we booked another night before we fly to New Zealand. Then we got on the road to Melbourne – first stop … Continue reading

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