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We have a small wireless internet data pack and by the time we send pictures and video to everyone we have no data left on our account and a lot of people miss out.

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Rex Dunombe lay claim to be Australia first computer programmer in modern times 1963 for Macquarie Textiles - Albury NSW, writing in hexadecimal and pin tape.
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Wednesday 22nd January 2020
We put off a trip to Warrnambool till Friday we work up to a shocking day with very strong wind and the odd drop of rain not a good day...

We went down town late morning and took some video in the main street of town...

Video 1... click here (around 15sec)

Video 2... click here (around 15sec)

Hope you see the video all ok...

 

All around this area we have Volcanoes and I took some time out on the computer to look up Volcanoes in Australia and was shocked how many there are...

This is a list of active, dormant and extinct volcanoes in Australia and its island territories. Note that the term volcano is used loosely as it can include groups of related volcanoes and vents that erupted at similar times with lava of related origin. The lists provided below are mainly volcanoes of Cenozoic aged, with some notable older (Mesozoic and Paleozoic aged) volcanoes included. There are no volcanoes on the Australian mainland that have erupted since European settlement, but some volcanoes in Victoria, South Australia, and North Queensland were witnessed by Aboriginal people several thousand years ago. There are active volcanoes in the Heard and McDonald Islands.

To see the list click here...

 

Up to 20 new volcanoes may have been discovered across south west Victoria.


The discoveries were made by Monash University lead researcher, Julie Boyce, who was searching the Penshurst region via Google maps. "Geologists know that area quite well, so it's very exciting when we find new volcanoes," she said.
Three new volcanoes have already been sighted and published in a report, however the extra 20 are yet to be examined further.
"One of the three volcanoes has a crater about one kilometer across, which is quite large, however it's very low profile and that's why it probably wasn't seen before."

Ms Boyce says the twenty new discoveries are scattered across the active volcanic region from south east Melbourne to Mount Gambier.

"The smallest is about nine metres high with quite long lava flows, but if you drove past it you would think it was a small hill."

Read more click here...

Tower Hill Reserve
Perhaps the state’s most famed volcanic crater, Tower Hill is located just west of Warrnambool on the Great Ocean Road. The large, nested maar volcano erupted about 25,000 years ago. Today it is a wetland reserve and home to emus, koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and wedge-tailed eagles. Personalised bush and nature walking tours conducted by experienced guides provide an opportunity to discover native wildlife and learn about traditional Aboriginal culture

Tower Hill is just down the road from here and we are planning a visit (we have been there before and are planning a return visit)...

To read more click here...

 

Hope you like reading about this area...

You all have fun...

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 21st January 2020

A very quite day in Terang today we went to the Chemist Shop and the town Supermarket. No rain (what happen mr and mrs weather person.) it was a really good day...

My daughter in Canberra, her car was hit by hail later yesterday that's a hard way to get your car messed up, what I mean is it was locked with no one in it...


From Bernie in Howlong:

Yes. It gets cool down that way (Terang) with those fresh sou'westers. You might have to find an underground volcanic cave to stay warn. If not go to Terang OP SHOP. They might have some overcoats your size.

Nice pic that one. I just removed the iron post in foreground and little bit of colour adjustment.

(Bernie worked over the picture and it looks a 100% better it make a nice print. You will see the picture in yesterdays Three Dots.)


From Ian and Pauline who are having a stop over in Albury Wodonga they sent me pictures taken at Noreuil Park..


It is a really nice river the Murray River and that is a nice park area...

Thank you all for the pictures. Great stuff, if you have a picture please email me...

The next ten days will be a bit up and down as most of you know late last year I had a Stroke which did not help, the Flying Doctor service have asked for more test that I will have done in Warnambool this week and next... Three Dots will happen every day but timing may be a bit off... Well that's normal anyway... HaHa... (I feel fine but will do as I am told).

Hello to all in White Cliffs where is all the rain... "Tony needs to do a rain dance."

 

You all have fun...

 

 


 

 

Monday 20th January 2020

Yesterday it was Port Campbell today it is down the road at Peterborough on the Great Ocean Road.

PETERBOROUGH
Situated in the heart of the Great Ocean Road’s iconic attractions Peterborough is a great family friendly destination with a shorefront playground and children's riding loop.

Place names around Peterborough are often tied to nearby shipwrecks. Look for names like Newfield bay, Halladale Point, Antares Rock and Schomberg Reef.

A great shorefront playground and children's riding loop immediately marks Peterborough as a family friendly destination. The tennis courts are often alive with family challenge matches until the smell from the BBQ draws everybody from the court.

Read More Click Here..

 


Smoke was a really big problem using the camera, so we did our best...


Peterborough lookout a nice spot just to sit and watch the waves roll in...


From the same lookout to the South West...


Yep I am here and about 10,000 of my mates are with me...


About 5km's out of town The Bay Of Martyrs at the Bay of Islands...


Bay of Islands (with a lot of smoke) we will return with no smoke...

Peterborough is a very small town about 10 shops that I seen but we will return... On a better day... Hope you like Peterborough and you all have fun...

That's Monday...

 

 

 

 

Sunday 19th January 2020

Today it was a tri to the Salt Water along the Great Ocean Road and Port Campbell it is a drive around 55km's to Port Campbell...


This is to mark and remember the building of the great ocean road...


We got there right on lunch and we found a real old Fish and Chip Shop, great food..


Business area of Port Campbell the town is quite for this time of year...


Plaza shopping area...


There are fire's in the hills and a lot of people headed home...


Looking up the hill were the homes are bet they cost a penny here..


Above the Port Campbell takeaway some nice units the beach is across the road...


We went for a drive around town the main town beach...

That's Port Campbell today it was a good day we just got back to the caravan....

A number of people have told me that they are having rain in Yarrawonga, Howlong, Wangaratta and it is heading to the fire zone... That's great news...

 

Tomorrow another day and you all have fun...

 

 

 

 

Saturday 18th January 2020

The weekend and we stayed in town today a lot of business are closed so down to a Cafe for lunch and a drive around town it looks to us the Swimming Pool the Golf Club and Bowls share the one same clubroom's the cricket club use it as well... They are all in the same park..


Golf and just off to the left is Cricket and played in the same parkland..


Cricket and out the back is the Golf green..


Just working together behind is the Bowling Greens... Behind that the swimming pool... note how green it is....


So much to do in such a small area some people just never find time to go home....


A lot of flowers growing in the park...


The first tee at Terang Golf Club....

By the way all this is just a short walk from the Caravan Park and all this only a short drive to the Great Ocean Road and around 45km's to Warnambool.. This is one place you need to put on your list to visit and stay a month... Caravan park less than $20.00 a night, $135.00 a week with power and water and cold weather 90% of the time...

They say rain tomorrow but the weather man almost never tells the truth. I looked out side and I think we have a 40% change of rain a 5% change of thunder and a 100% the sun will shine...

I see the White Cliffs weather station back on line at last please don't cover it up any more...

 

Today was all from Terang and you all have a great weekend...

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 17th January 2020

Today we went for a drive to Camperdown 23km's to the East of Terang we went there because it has a Woolworths Supermarket a really good one, we found out....


The main street of Camperdown it is a top place and we will go back as we have a lot more to see...


The old Court House is now the Information House as it is called....


Inside the Information Centre a nice building...


The local hotel is a nice building ...


Main street of Camperdown there is a lot to see in town...


The town is built of the side of two Volcano's we drove up to the top of the lookout and a great view...


The first of two Volcano's here the odd part they are about 1km apart but one is fresh water you can drink and the other is salt water...


Here is the 2nd Volcano I was standing in the same place when I took both pictures, sorry Carol took the pictures I have just been told...


I took this picture just a nice looking tree... Well I like it at the top of the Volcano...

We had lunch there and shopped at Woolworths. It has a caravan park that is almost empty a good reason $38.00 per night, Terang is costing $20.00 night and is full...

Hope you like my tree... Have fun this weekend..

Hello to Kylie, Scott and Susan....

 

 

 

 

Thursday 16th January 2020

A nice day in town today we went for a drive to Cobden 23km's from the caravan, it is 60km's East of Warrnambool a nice cool day 18c and as I type this 15c...


A small town and worth a visit seen it is so close...


This is where the town work the Milk factory ....


The main street of Cobden..


It is a very big farming area with big Hardware shop and Supermarket...


Lunch today at the Cobden Bakery, all good food...


The local swimming pool down at river level... Bit cold for a swim...


Just part of the town around 3000 people live here...

 

Well that was our day and we enjoyed the day...

 

You all have fun...

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 15th January 2020

Started off a really good day we went into Warrnambool and met up with family and all good had a meal at the RSL Club in Warrnambool... Smoke turned it into a bad day the pictures I took not good due to the smoke, but the fun did not stop there my "Night Hawk" Wireless Modem went bad and burn up inside... I had it around four years and use it every night to sent Three Dots up to the Internet... Yep it is stuffed.

Right now I set my phone up as a hotspot to the internet... So we did have a big problem tonight... A night Hawk Modem is about $300 so for now I use the Hotspot on my phone and try get back on track tomorrow....

 

You all have fun tonight and David and Donna thanks for a great time today....

 

You all have fun I sure did tonight...

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 14th January 2020

It was hot day 35c in Terang today it felt hotter to me... Went into town and had lunch...


The main street today a lot of smoke in the air...


Hard to get over the wide street this side is East to Melbourne and the other side way over there is West to Warnambool.


Looking East in the main street...


If you are into Quilting there is a big shop over there the Blue sign...


Lunch at the Bakery, good food but you do pay for it...

We are very late tonight and be in Warnambool tomorrow....

 

Late so you all have fun...

 

 

 

 

Monday 13th January 2020

From Bernie in Howlong:

Lorene Mc Rae is a middle aged lady nature lover with website homepage " Australian Wildlife" who travels widely in her "Bus-cum-travel-home. Recently  at Tocumwal, NSW she photgraphed a small colony [5,6 ?] Koala's cooling themselves off on the Murray river. They have no fear of water nor were concerned with people presence or inquisitive boats approaching them. A few welcomed a small wave splash. Others sat on their bums in the shallows. Apparently they are reasonable swimmers but rarely photographed doing that. Very clever animals particularly how the bushfire affected ones find humans bearing a water bottle or hose.

Thanks Bernie, I have never seen a bear on water like this......

 

From Scott in Lavington, Albury Wodonga....


Scott took these pictures near my brothers place in Lavington I have been told there are a lot of Kangaroos in the Lavington area, maybe they came from White Cliffs...

I am told there are no kangaroo's in the White Cliffs area... Just to hot up there...

Thanks guys for all the pictures....

You all have fun...

 

 

 

Sunday 12th January 2020

Hopkins Falls is about 30km's from the caravan park so we went for a drive just to have a look at the falls, you may remember the other day we went at Warrnambool at the mouth of the Hopkins River. Picture below...

The mouth of the river in Warrnambool Victoria.

Today we around 50km's up the river near Terang....


The river bed was cut out by hot laver a long time ago... The river bed is all rock from laver flow...


We are now North of Allansford and you can see the river on the map...


The water falls 11m high. Note the rock it is all rock..


We had rain yesterday and fall are flowing today...


I took this of the top of the falls made from rock, Laver Rock...

It is Sunday and the town is really quite and that has been Hopkins Falls...

 

Worth reading and you all have fun...

 

 


 

Saturday 11th January 2020

Here one place you most likely never been to Noorat north of Terang which is North of Warrnambool Victoria... Noorat is a very old town and built at the base of a volcano...

The old pub in town...


Make a good basic home with shop out front...


Across the road a really old steamer ready to roll the local roads...


We seen Alan Marshall all over town, Who was Alan Marshall....


Noorat, and who was Alan Marshall


As you can see he was an Author, well now we know...

Alan Marshall
Australian writer
DescriptionAlan Marshall AM, was an Australian writer, story teller, humanist and social documenter. He received the Australian Literature Society Short Story Award three times, the first in 1933. His best known book, I Can Jump Puddles is the first of a three-part autobiography. Wikipedia
Born: 2 May 1902, Noorat
Died: 21 January 1984, Melbourne
Movies: Jumping Over Puddles, Hammers Over the Anvil
Siblings: Elsie McConnell
Show: I Can Jump Puddles

Life and work
Marshall was born in Noorat, Victoria. At six years old he contracted polio, which left him with a physical disability that grew worse as he grew older. From an early age, he resolved to be a writer, and in I Can Jump Puddles he demonstrated an almost total recall of his childhood in Noorat. The characters and places of his book are thinly disguised from real life: Mount Turalla is Mount Noorat, Lake Turalla is Lake Keilambete, the Curruthers are the Blacks, Mrs. Conlon is Mary Conlon of Dixie, Terang, and his best friend, Joe from the books, is Leo Carmody. Australian poet and contemporary, Hal Porter wrote in 1965 that Marshall was: ... the warmest and most centralized human being ... To walk with ease and nonchalance the straight, straight line between appearing tragic and appearing willfully brave is a feat so complex I should not like to have to rake in the dark for the super-bravery to accomplish it.

Mount Noorat crater and summit, featured in Marshall's books... Marshall wrote numerous short stories, mainly set in the bush. He also wrote newspaper columns and magazine articles. He traveled widely in Australia and overseas. He also collected and published Indigenous Australian stories and legends.

His literary friends and associates included John Morrison and Clem Christesen.

He married Olive Dulcie Dixon in May 1941 and they had 2 daughters, Katherine and Jennifer. The couple divorced in 1957.

Marshall died in 1984 in East Brighton Victoria. His remains are interred at Nillumbik (Diamond Creek) Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.

Television series
Main article: I Can Jump Puddles
In 1981 the Australian Broadcasting Corporation produced a nine-part mini-series of Marshall's autobiographical stories. The actor, Adam Garnett, won the 1982 Logie Awards for Best Performance by a Juvenile, for his role as Alan Marshall in the series.

 

Local School:


The local school has a lot of colour out front as you can see in the picture above...


Nice old Blue Stone church in Noorat ...


The very old hall next door to the church... (note on the left a sign under the windows)..


I let you read it with the date 1912 that makes the hall 108yr's old...


In the main street of town another hall used by the town..


Want to buy a "Post Office" it is for sale...

Out side a home in the main street a outdoor dunny, well you got to go somewhere...

Well that's Noorat small town not far from Terang.... I put fuel in the car today Unleaded 91 it cost $1.459 here in Terang...

 

You all have fun this weekend we will ....

 

Hello to Bill and Doug in Queensland....

 

 

 

 

Friday 10th January 2020

O' what a day, wet 9mm of rain so far today and at 5pm it is 13c in Terang we went for a drive this morning to Warrnambool and found salt water, then it started to rain...


We left White Cliffs 75 days ago and today we found "Salt Water" at last


I guess looking South and the next stop will be the South Pole from here this is the mouth of the Hopkins River..


By this time we had heavy rain as you can see in the picture I go back on a fine day...


On the lookout in Warrnambool the old World War gun placement are now covered over they were used to protect Warrnambool in War times...


So wet I hope it makes it to the fire area somewhere....

Not a good day for taking pictures in fact it was a shocking day... But I just read 47c in White Cliffs and I was told 46.1c in Albury Wodonga... I guess we are lucky to be a low 13c right now...

A good day here and not so good in other places and fires all over the place....

 

You all have fun...

 

 

 

 

Thursday 9th January 2020

We did not leave Terang today it was just to hot nothing like White Cliffs here it was 34c but the sun had a burn to it... After doing the washing at the caravan park we went for a drive down town...


It is an old town and has some great old building's with very wide streets...


You can see the age in this area of town at the top of the main street..


The main street in Terang note how wide the road is...


The old Hotel at the end of the main street could do with a clean outside, wonder what it is like inside we will have to try it out...


The very wide main street in town it has a big park in the middle this lane heads East to Melbourne the other side is west to Warrnambool 40km's away...


The IGA Supermarket in the main street of town...

I just read it is 36c here, tomorrow they say top of 28c and 5 - 10mm of rain we will see.. and Saturday a top of 19c they say this is the best weather in Australia Terang...

The main street is part of the Princes Hwy "A1" around Australia...

 

Hello Vicki in White Cliffs see it will be 47c tomorrow so a good day to stay in your beautiful underground home...

 

You all have fun...

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 8th January 2020

Running late we moved camp today to Terang Victoria and I just finished setting up camp, it has been a really big day for us today...


Took this picture almost into the sun as you can see we are here at last where we want to be.... Terang..


We are parked on the high side of the park so we have a big step into the caravan...


Now in full camping mode and today it was 22c max we are around 35km's above the Great Ocean Road and 40km's from Warrnambool...

We will go for a drive tomorrow maybe to the salt water...

 

Where here, you all have fun....

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 7th January 2020

We went for a drive around town then out of town to the volcano on the edge of town...


The old flour mill in Mortlake love the blue stone rock...

You just hope nothing comes the other way it sure not that wide...


Pat of the old Volcano at the edge of town...


The arrow is where the big hole is, it is being mind for Bluestone Rock right now...


Wheat not a good crop but that happens in the dry years like this one...


heading back into Mortlake on a lot better road this time...

 

Mortlake has another claim to fame,


It is the home of the "Clarke Pie" they come from Mortlake and it is sure a busy shop...


The shop today I had the best meat pie ever for lunch today...


Seen this picture on the wall 1962, note the number of Holden Cars in the picture, 50yr's later the Holden in Australia is no more I say 90% in this picture are "Holden"...

If in this area go visit Clarke's Pie shop it is a must....

 

We had fun and you all have fun as well this week...

 

We move on tomorrow morning...

 

 

 

 

Monday 6th January 2020

Kylie's daughter Joyce turns 9yr old today.. A big girl now.. Happy Birthday young lady...

 

Mortlake 50km's North of Warrnambool.. That where we are for now.. We went for a drive today around town with the camera ...


Note the rock wall at the edge of town wonder when they were built...

 


Do not like the long grass and not how flat the ground is... There are a number of old dormant volcano in the area well we hope they are dormant volcano's


Blue stone it always looks good (guess it came from the volcano in the area... There are a lot of old Blue Stone Buildings..


It's an old Supermarket in Mortlake IGA it is the olny supermarket in Mortlake...


We sat by the lake for a while today in the shade.. very nice area...

A kitchen area to sit and eat by the lake...


If we turn around the caravan park it is next to the lake... It is not a bad park...


A picture taken across the Lake, Park Area....

It a nice town to visit this is the first time we have stopped here ...

 

From Adrian and Dianne playing "That Game" in Albury and told Miss P was the winner...

 

The game of games,

 

You all have fun, more tomorrow..

 

 

 

 

Sunday 5th January 2020

Where are we?, In Mortlake 50km's North of Warrnambool.. A new town for us, we did drive through here some years ago and stopped for an Ice Cream but that was years ago...

 

Bernie in Howlong sent me this below about the heat in White Cliffs NSW...

This is interesting and factual. you might have to enlarge to read the newspaper comments. Happy New Year Rex and Carol.

Heat in Australia is not new and nothing to do with climate change, we have had heat like this all my life I remember being sent home from school at 118f years ago...

I hear they had 46c in Albury Wodonga yesterday they say it was the hottest day on record, muuu not so sure about that I can remember a 48c in Albury some years ago... Love some comment on this email rexdun@outlook.com

Bernie thanks for sending that in...

 

Mortlake

Is a town in the Western District of Victoria, Australia on the Hamilton Highway, 50 kilometres (31 mi) north-east of Warrnambool. It is in the Shire of Moyne local government area and the federal Division of Wannon. At the 2001 census, Mortlake had a population of 941, rising to 996 in 2006, and to 1,073 in 2011.

Is situated at the foot of a dormant volcano, Mount Shadwell, formed 25,000 years ago. It is believed that it last erupted about 5,000 years ago. Self-proclaimed as the Olivine capital of Australia, large ejected rocks from Mt Shadwell are called volcanic bombs. They are often egg shaped because they cooled as they were being thrown through the air. These bombs can contain olivine, a green crystal also known as peridot, the birthstone for August. The town is also known for its bluestone buildings, with several fine examples dating back to the 1850s visible from the Hamilton Highway.

History
The Mortlake area was probably first surveyed by Major Thomas Livingston Mitchell when he passed through the area in 1836–37. The town is based at the foot of a mount, as are many towns across the volcanic plains. The mount, Mount Shadwell, was named after his friend Major Thomas Henry Shadwell Clerke, and the nearby Hopkins River was named after Major John Paul Hopkins.

The first white settlers to arrive in Mortlake were probably David Fisher and his party in 1839, who set up a station which was left under the charge of Thomas Anderson. Establishment of Mortlake as a settlement occurred in the 1850s and 1860s. The Post Office opened 2 February 1859.

Many of the original bluestone buildings include those in the Shaw Street Bluestone Precinct, such as the former Mortlake courthouse and the former shire offices. The historic Mill (now privately owned) is located in Mill Street.

In the late 1870s, an area of swamp was drained and established as the Mortlake Botanical Gardens, which at its height covered nearly 50 acres (20 ha). As a present to the township in 1988 (Australia's Bicentennial) a new lake was constructed by the State Government. This lake is now known as Tea Tree Lake.

A branch railway line connected Mortlake with Terang from 1890 until 1977.

 

I take the camera to town tomorrow...

 

Have fun...

 

 

 

Saturday 4th January 2020

We have shown you parts of the town in Beaufort but it also has a nice area for a caravan park in the town where we are staying... We have no fires around us and today it is 27c with a cool wind from the South West most of the day...

The caravan park is on a lake, there is a bit of water but it is not real deep...

Beaufort
Town in Victoria
Description Beaufort is a town in Victoria, Australia. It is located on the Western Highway midway between Ararat and Ballarat, in the Pyrenees Shire local government area. It is 387 metres above sea level. At the 2016 census, Beaufort had a population of 1,539. Wikipedia


Weather: 23 °C, Wind S at 29 km/h, 63% Humidity
Hotels: 3-star averaging $105. View hotels
Postal code: 3373
Location: 164 km (102 mi) W of Melbourne; 50 km (31 mi) W of Ballarat; 44 km (27 mi) E of Ararat
Population: 1,539 (2016 census)

History
Thomas Mitchell passed through the district on his expedition of 1836. Early settlers in the area were the Kirkland Brothers and a Mr. Hamilton; the latter took up Trawalla Station in 1838. The station was taken over by Adolphus Goldsmith in 1841 and he developed the property into a rich grazing enterprise. Lake Goldsmith was named after him.

Gold was discovered in 1852, with another gold rush from 1854 at nearby Fiery Creek. The Fiery Creek diggings supported four townships, Beaufort, Yam Holes Creek, View Point and Southern Cross, during the 1850s. The population on the fields reportedly reached approximately 100,000 people at its height in the late 1850s and produced 450,000 ounces of gold over a two-year period, 1855–1856.

The town was surveyed in 1857 and town allotments were sold from 1858. By 1860, Beaufort had become a small but strong agricultural, pastoral and timber district. Beaufort's Court House was built in 1864 and the Post Office renamed as Beaufort the same year.



The lake here at the caravan park in Beaufort....


It is also where the water supply comes from for the town of Beaufort Victoria


It is not a caravan it is a tiny home being built here at the Beaufort Caravan Park a long trailer note the six wheels. I was told a little work to do but it be finished soon. The tiny home is a stand alone home with it own LP Gas and Solar System it can be setup anywhere for a number of months...


As you can see there are a lot of people camped here at Beaufort it's not a bad place and close to Ballarat and Ararat.


Our camp and we are ready to move off in the morning South towards Warrnambool and salt water...


If I had to score Beaufort Caravan Park it be 3 1/2 out 5 and it has a cost of $30 per night with power and water...

 

Tomorrow we move South about 130km's and will be 30km's from the coast... If we see a fire we will go somewhere else. Today it was a top of 22c in Beaufort and colder tonight around 9c so we may need a heater in the morning. It was 44c in White Cliffs today and 46c in Albury Wodonga...

Tomorrow we move South ....

You all have fun and "Three Dots" is up early today 4pm...

 

 

 

 

Friday 3rd January 2020

In Beaufort in the West of Victoria for a few days... It was a hot afternoon and they say a cooler day tomorrow I am sure everyone will look forward to a cooler day...


The local garden in Beaufort in bad need of rain but everyone need rain...


The main street of Beaufort, it is a small town around 45kms West of Ballarat...


The local IGA Supermarket where we shopped today...


A number of smaller shops make up a good small town main street...


A bit more of the main street in town... It is a nice small town and if over here it is worth a visit Beaufort come have a look..

You all have fun this weekend...

 

 

 

Thursday 2nd January 2020

Not a easy day we had a lot of plan changes ending the 400km's away at Beaufort Vic at a caravan park on the lake there are a lot of small fires around Victoria as we found out today. Roads closed here and there...

We left Wangaratta and ended up near Bendigo then over to Maryborough Victoria ..

Picture taken above in Maryborough we were here a few years back it is a old town...


Yesterdays fire at Lexton I say it started at the road and went off to the right side up a really big hill...


As I said this was yesterday fire in the area...


Out today and road open a few hours ago...


Just outside Beaufort Vic there are a number of Gold mines as seen from the road...


V-Line rail at Beaufort Vic crossing the main railway line....

Beaufort Vic, why here well after 400km's with a caravan on the back this seem a good place to stop for a day of two... While we are here I take the camera out tomorrow and take some pictures for "Three Dots" ...

 

Hard day driving...

 

You all have fun...

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 1st January 2020

And a new year, 2020 today we went and seen Faye and around to Scott house he eating well... haha...


Just took this because it was a really nice looking garden and it is a business in South Wangaratta... A good job...


We then went down on the Oven River looking for a cool place to sit, it was better but that cool...


That is the Oven's River at Wangaratta...


The walk bridge over the river is new to us, the river was very low ...

 

Tomorrow we move away from the family area of Albury Wodonga, Wangaratta and travel South to cooler weather (we hope).. it was quite warm in Wangaratta today ...

 

Tomorrow we are on the road again very early heading South...

 

Have fun in 2020....