Old Macaroni at Hepburn Springs

Old Macaroni at Hepburn Springs

I was recently invited along on a weekend trip to Daylsford in Victoria, Australia and after visiting the Hanging Rock we made our way to the small town of Hepburn Springs. Hepburn Springs is a neighbouring town to Daylsford and was the location of our accommodation...
No day for a picnic

No day for a picnic

If I had known of the scale of the tragedy and deception associated with Hanging Rock before my visit, this pleasant and tranquil setting may have been interpreted as somber or even macabre in nature. For back in 1900 on Valentines Day a teacher and three students...

Bendigo, VIC

Another early start meant another early arrival, this time into Bendigo. Bendigo is another town founded off the spoils of the gold rush and you can not fail to be impressed by the splendour of the many extravagant Victorian buildings that line the wide streets of...

Ballarat, VIC

I first encountered close ties with the Australian Gold rush when I was in the historic New South Wales town of Gulgong where gold was discovered towards the end of the rush. Ballarat was there nearer the start with gold being found three miles to the north east of...

Geelong, VIC

From a distance I thought I was going to really enjoy Geelong. I say from a distance as I took the route signposted as the scenic route to this seaside town and took in a great view including the Cunningham PIer – I was curious. Could it be that I’ve found...

Yarra Yarra (MKIII), VIC

One place on this journey has proven to be quite illusive – Yarra Yarra. Finding Yarra Yarra has taken me to two other places previously, but I can now reveal the true Yarra Yarra. The true Yarra Yarra is the Yarra River in Melbourne. How can I be certain? Well...