Tuesday Travels. . Ararat, Victoria

On our recent travels in Victoria, before restrictions were enforced again, one of the towns we visited was Ararat.  We were on our way to the wineries in that part of the world. We had stopped in Ararat for the night and had time to have a wander around the town before dinner.  There are…

Hanging Rock, Victoria. . .Tuesday travels

Hanging Rock is probably most well known from the book or the 1975 movie, Picnic at Hanging Rock The book is considered an Australian classic. Our visit to Hanging Rock was to cheer on our elder daughter as she took part in a 5 kilometre run.  She did a great job and she is now…

We are living in different times

We recently travelled to Canberra to visit our younger daughter and her family and as a result of that we were required, as part of the COVID restrictions, to apply for a permit to return home.  You need a permit to enter Victoria to let the authorities know if you have been in one of…

Phillip Island, Victoria. . . Tuesday Travels

Since COVID there has been no chance of overseas travel and more often than not there has been no chance of interstate travel so we have been making use of the time to travel in our own backyard, the state of Victoria. On one of the trips we did before our most recent lockdown, which…

Finally some Tuesday Travels

Well, it is more than a year since I last wrote a travel post so this is a welcome change. We have just returned from a road trip in Victoria, our home state. We are still at the stage where we don’t want to venture too far from home but we were keen to get…

Day 2 of Tour de Vines

Our second day started with a breakfast at The Alpine Gate Cafe and then off we headed with our first stop being Pepo Farms which is the only pumpkin seed production site in Australia and it was a really informative stop.  We had no idea that the majority of our pumpkin seeds are from China….