Marking time in Melbourne

After the detour through Silo country (aka the Wimmera), we stopped at Halls Gap for a short two-night break before we headed into Melbourne.  We based ourselves at a national park area called Plantation Campground to explore the Grampians and spent our time sussing out McKenzie Falls and checking out the local wildlife. We also decided, after …

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A silo detour

Before Christmas, we had to stop in at our caravan manufacturer's factory and get a few things fixed on our van.  Unfortunately, there were some things that couldn't be done in this trip and so we had to make another time to take the van back to Melbourne so we could get some bigger things repaired - …

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Ski race weekend in Robinvale

Ok, so we were leaving Mildura, but really, we were still around having just headed down the road to Robinvale to camp by the river for the Robinvale Ski Race.  Corey's dad camps in a great spot every year and generally we head down to the river on Ski Race weekend. This year we had the …

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Surprise! We’re home… for a short visit anyway

The idea for making a quick dash home to surprise the in-laws had been fermenting for some time. Given that we still needed to pick up our tent and camping gear at some stage in preparation for our trip to Tasmania (or arrange for a friend to bring it to Melbourne, which was the original …

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