Category Archives: road trips


Return To The Great Ocean Road Pt 2

Take 3 Our third trip in February was a lot more promising weather wise… we had glorious sunny days with blue skies and light winds.. but again.. no sunset or sunrise as the clouds moved […]

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Return To The Great Ocean Road – Pt 1

The Great Ocean Road is one of my favourite road trip destinations… loads to stop and see along the way, great lunch spots, and very, very, changeable weather.  We have had  sunny, hazy days, cloudy […]

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Rambling The Outback – Day 5 Mungo to Swan Hill

After a very comfortable nights sleep in the big king sized beds at Mungo Lodge I was up around 5.30 and out the door just after six… along with Lisa and Amy we jumped in […]

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Rambling The Outback – Day 4 – MUNGO!

Day four of our outback travels had arrived… For me… this was the highlight of the trip.. remote, isolated, heritage listed and with a landscape unlike anything I had seen before.  Mungo National Park.  Aboriginal […]

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Rambling Outback NSW – Day 3 – Silverton and DayDream Mine

Day 3 of our outback adventure –  our plans for today, were Silverton and the Daydream Mine.  Whilst I slept through the sunrise, some of the group went out hunting down a good sunrise spot […]

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Rambling Outback NSW – Day 2, Mildura to Broken Hill

Mildura Tuesday morning, as pre-arranged the night before, everyone was up in the dark, out the door by 6am and heading down to the Mildura Wharf for sunrise.  The river was still and quiet, save […]

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Rambling Outback NSW – Day One – Melb to Mildura

Last week, a trip that was a year in the planning finally rolled around.  One week rambling around outback NSW, taking in Broken Hill, Silverton and Lake Mungo and all the little towns between. My […]

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island,  had been on my bucket list for some time.  Its part of South Australia, is 155 km long,  and lies just off the coast of Adelaide.  To get there you either take the […]

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The Great Alpine Way

The Great Alpine Road (also known as The Great Alpine Way)  is a road stretching from Wangaratta in the North-East to the Gippsland Lakes at Metung.  Its Australia’s highest, all year round road sealed road (with […]

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Great Ocean Road

Chasing the elusive (for us) image of the Twelve Apostles at sunset we planned another Great Ocean Road trip… this would be my second trip down there, the first was a complete washout, (literally, as […]

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King River Weekend

Inspired by Woolworth’s Christmas propaganda warm and fuzzy advertising of happy families all gathering to bask in each others company  our big weird mob, decided to stage our own gathering. I chose the location, one that […]

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Wye River

After months of planning, bookings, revised dates with life of the middle aged intruding, Lucy and I finally got away for our BFF weekend to Wye River the first week of December. As is the […]

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