Monthly Archives: April 2013

Fleurieu Peninsula

Driving west from Wellington along the northern shores of Lake Alexandrina, we travelled through open grazing country with sheep and cattle aplenty.  Eventually vineyards and olive groves became more prevalent and the closer we came to Langhorne Creek (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langhorne_Creek,_South_Australia) where … Continue reading

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South East South Australia

From Swan Hill in Victoria we drove north to Piangil (just south of Tooleybuc) and the commencement of the Mallee Highway.  Then we drove basically west towards South Australia.  We stopped for lunch in Murrayville (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murrayville,_Victoria) (the last sizable town … Continue reading

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Swan Hill Rally

We drove the 296 kilometres from Halls Gap to Swan Hill (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swan_Hill) via roads perhaps a little less travelled than most; they weren’t back roads and by an large these roads were just as good as the local highways with … Continue reading

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The Grampians

After a long sleep and missing the alarm at Port Fairy, we departed on a wet and chilly morning heading north toward Horsham (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horsham,_Victoria).  We planned to stay overnight at Horsham and catch up with some necessary shopping for food … Continue reading

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The Great Ocean Road

As we approached Melbourne the crew gave us the expected “wake up” call at 5:15am that we would be docking at approximately 6:00am and “breakfast is being served in the Captain’s Table Restaurant”; welcome to Melbourne courtesy of the Spirit … Continue reading

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