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8 to 9 April 2011 – Halls Gap VIC to Sydney NSW

8th April 2011 Our day started at 7:30am when “He” helped a couple of other members of our group cook breakfast consisting of sausages, bacon and eggs. This was enjoyed by all (was not the Last Supper!).

We had decided that our trip back to Sydney would have to be by the most direct . . . → Read More: 8 to 9 April 2011 – Halls Gap VIC to Sydney NSW

7 April 2011 – Daylesford to Halls Gap VIC

The weather continued to be kind, however, we noted from a morning news bulletin that rain was forecast for the weekend in northern Victoria and southern NSW. Depending on the direction we head home, rain may impact our progress.

We made the motorhome ready for departure before breakfast and then had a leisurely breakfast . . . → Read More: 7 April 2011 – Daylesford to Halls Gap VIC

6 April 2011 – Echuca to Daylesford VIC

Our luck with the weather continued when we awoke to another perfect day with wall to wall blue sky. We are now starting to forget what clouds look like. I think we have mentioned in the past that we have an exceptional record of good weather when travelling and this trip is another example . . . → Read More: 6 April 2011 – Echuca to Daylesford VIC

5 April 2011 – Echuca VIC

The fine weather continued as we awoke for an easy day at Echuca that would highlight a lunchtime cruise on a Murray River paddle steamer.

After participating in our usual community breakfast, we walk backed to Echuca and visited the St Annes Winery outlet where we sampled a couple of their delicious wines. Rather . . . → Read More: 5 April 2011 – Echuca VIC

4 April 2011 – Bonegilla to Echuca VIC

After sharing in a continental breakfast, we were back on the road for our trip up the Murray River to Echuca.

We have visited Echuca several times in the past and have always stayed at Moama in NSW (directly across the Murray River from Echuca).The trip today was on the Murray Valley Highway which . . . → Read More: 4 April 2011 – Bonegilla to Echuca VIC

3 April 2011 – Corryong to Bonegilla VIC

Sunday was actually the last day of the festival but it was also the day that we left Corryong to move to our next stop, Boathaven Caravan Park at Bonegilla which is near Wodonga VIC. This caravan park is located on the shore of Lake Hume but when we visited this caravan park several . . . → Read More: 3 April 2011 – Corryong to Bonegilla VIC

2 April 2011 – Corryong VIC

The area around us had filled with campers and Corryong was alive with visitors.  After breakfast we attended a “Poets Breakfast” where everyone is welcome to register and entertain with their own or the poetry of others.  We spent hours being entertained with poetry from a genuine swagman,  a young child, local farmers and . . . → Read More: 2 April 2011 – Corryong VIC

1 April 2011 – Corryong VIC

Our day started with a cooked breakfast before we all made our way to the local visitor centre where we waited for bus transport to convey us to the site where a re-enactment of the Man From Snowy River would take place. We were conveyed to a local property where we joined about 5000 . . . → Read More: 1 April 2011 – Corryong VIC

31 March 2011 – Corryong VIC

Today was the first official day of the Man From Snowy River Festival.

We started our day sharing a continental breakfast with our fellow safarities before venturing into the township of Corryong where we spent time looking at the local shops and a local health food store that provided the best coffee in town. . . . → Read More: 31 March 2011 – Corryong VIC

30 March 2011 – Khancoban NSW to Corryong VIC

Day 2 of the safari started with a continental breakfast before our departure at 10:00am for the 27 kilometre drive to Corryong. It was intended to have all the safari members arrive at the same time so we could all camp in the same area.

We crossed the Murray River and entered into Victoria . . . → Read More: 30 March 2011 – Khancoban NSW to Corryong VIC

29 March 2011 – Tumut to Khancoban NSW

We planned to leave Tumut by 9:00am for what was supposed to be just over a two hour drive to Khancoban. We were still undecided as to the direction we would take with the route via Cabramurra still a real option but I suppose we decided on the route as we had to head . . . → Read More: 29 March 2011 – Tumut to Khancoban NSW

28 March 2011 – Bylong to Tumut NSW

Originally we believed we had three days to travel from Bylong to Khancoban but we were surprised when we received the event guide for the WRVC Grampians Safari with a start date one day earlier than expected.  This meant we had a distance of about 620 kilometres to travel in a day and a . . . → Read More: 28 March 2011 – Bylong to Tumut NSW

Bylong Mouse Races – 25th to 28th March 2011

In March 2009 and again in March 2010 we travelled to Bylong NSW for the annual mouse races.  We had planned to miss the races this year due to plans to go to the Man From Snowy River Festival but due to the possibility that 2011 would be the last time the event would . . . → Read More: Bylong Mouse Races – 25th to 28th March 2011