Our very own Winter Festival

It is winter here in Australia and here in East Gippsland we are having our very own winter festival for the first time. A festival which includes workshops, beautiful art installations, wine, local produce and live music. The Festival has venues throughout the East Gippsland region and Metung has several events to look forward to…

Spring has sprung in Metung

I was out for a walk yesterday and this lovely sight was off the boardwalk. Very protective parents as they moved the cygnets under the boardwalk for protection. We are so lucky to live where we live here in East Gippsland. It will be great when our family can visit us again once the lockdown…

Metung Hot Springs. . . evidence of action.

I have posted previously about the hot springs project here in Metung but this post will let you see that some action is now taking place. This is the area behind this particular sign. There are other signs at other parts of the Hot Springs location. The grass has been mowed and some of the…

A new section of the East Gippsland Rail Trail for me.

Recently I rode a section of the rail trail I haven’t ridden before and it means I will have ridden the trail from Bairnsdale to Orbost  but obviously not all in one go.  The Trail is approximately 100km.Three of us rode from Waygara to Orbost and back again, a distance of 34 kms. It was…

Tuesday Travels. . .Metung Bushland Reserve

With COVID19 it means that travel has not been happening other than in our local area.  We are fortunate in that we live very close to the Metung Bushland Reserve.Recently I have been using the Reserve for part of my daily walk. On the previous few days there has been work happening on the water…

The roadside on our trip to Canberra from Metung

We recently spent a week in Canberra and we were able to drive there via our usual route which had been cleared for public access after being closed for some time during the bushfire crisis.The drive is via the Princes Highway to Cann River and then the Monaro Highway to Cooma and Canberra. It was…