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…

Walking tracks in Metung

We are lucky to have many walking tracks in Metung but unfortunately some of them seem to constantly require repair work.  The path I am thinking of particularly is the path that runs from the primary school, following Stirling Road to Metung Road.  Whenever we get heavy rain the path is washed out with deep…

Happenings in Metung

The most recent upgrade to happen in the village will be the extension of the boardwalk on the edge of Bancroft Bay.  The boardwalk is to be extended to Chinaman’s Creek.  The first sign of action is the erection of some temporary fencing and a sign stating what it is for. When this is completed…

Money makes the world go round. . . . .

We were recently in Canberra for a day and we paid a visit to the Royal Australian Mint. The picture above is the entry that we used when we visited with our children many years ago.  We were now visiting with our granddaughter and we were surprised to find that this is no longer the…

The Lake King Jetty is finished

Upon our return to Metung we discovered that work is completed on the Lake King Jetty, well in time for the Christmas holidays. Before we left on our holiday the jetty looked like this, not quite completed. This is how it looks now. There are now lampposts, and hand rails along the first section. A…

A visit to the Hunter Valley. . . .Tuesday travels

We have recently returned from a trip to the vineyards in the Hunter Valley New South Wales.  We last visited about twenty years ago so we noticed considerable change. There are now some 169 vineyards in the valley so during our three days there we visited a few but nowhere near the total number. The…