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…

We are home!

As you are no doubt aware, Australia is in the thick of a terrible bushfire season.  The fires have been widespread and the damage done has been disastrous. Fortunately for me our little village, Metung, has been spared but the fires are by no means finished.  We live in East Gippsland and that is where…

More Metung news

There has been more happening in the village recently.  For a few years now there has been talk of hot springs being developed here in Metung.  Many years ago there was a thermal pool near Chinaman’s Creek but it was closed down and sealed over by EPA. Apparently the company that operates the Mornington Peninsula…

Getting in some practice for our next group bike ride.

On Sunday 6th October I am participating in the Around the Bay Ride in Melbourne and I aim to finish the 100km route.  The ride is to raise money for the Smith Family to help disadvantaged children. We have been trying to build up the number of kms we ride when we do our group…

A newish lunch venue.

I think it may be almost a year since this cafe opened in Kalimna, which is quite near Metung.  The cafe is in the REAL garden centre and I visited yesterday for the first time.  I went with two friends for lunch and we had an enjoyable meal. The surroundings are peaceful and the views…