Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Big Lap 2015 – Echuca / Mildura

From Bridgewater to Echuca (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echuca) is a relatively short distance so after leaving Bridgewater we arrived in Echuca dead on 11:00am; we set up the van in the Echuca Holiday Park (http://echucacaravanpark.com.au/) had lunch and then a walk around the … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Bridgewater / Bendigo

The trip from Ballarat to Bridgewater was quite a lazy journey; as we didn’t have far to go we just toddled along at a leisurely pace taking our time. Leaving Ballarat we travelled through the small centres of Creswick, Clunes, … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Ballarat

It was quite cool in Shepparton this morning (a minimum of 2 degrees) so we had the heater going until we warmed up and had breakfast. We were on the road around nine and headed toward Bendigo on the midland … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Shepparton

Its damn cold at Shepparton(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shepparton); there’s a lazy cold breeze chilling the bones as it blows through one’s body as its too lazy to go around. We drove down from Beechworth and at least it wasn’t raining when we left … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Beechworth – Dinner Plain

We had almost finished packing up and hitching the caravan to the truck when light rain started to fall in Wagga Wagga so we moved quickly to finish and jumped into the relative warmth and dryness of the vehicle and … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – On to Victoria

We left Oberon on Wednesday morning about 9am and headed west along the O’Connell Road to Bathurst. We drove through the city turning off the Great Western Highway and switching to the Mid-Western Highway to take us on to Blayney … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Oberon

The Castlereagh Highway was the route we chose driving from Mudgee to Oberon. We stopped for morning tea at a rest area near the Mount Piper Power Station (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Piper_Power_Station) about 20 kilometres north of Lithgow then pressed on through the … Continue reading

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