Tag Archives: Victoria

The Trip Home

From the motel in Devonport it was a short drive to the wharf to board the Spirit of Tasmania and we arrived reasonably early to queue to board the vessel. After an hour or so we were able to drive … Continue reading

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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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Renmark / Mildura

When we left the Flinders Ranges we returned to Port Augusta for fuel and to replenish our food stocks.  It was raining and both the van and the truck ended up very muddy from traveling over the gravel road out … 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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