Blogs from Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia, Oceania


Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Yarrawonga March 2nd 2015

Having completed our assignment at Werribee South Caravan Park we were ready for some R & R. We were keen to re-visit Bright, in the Alpine region of Victoria and to inspect the changes that have been implemented in the caravan park that we worked in 4 years ago. We set up camp at Oxley Recreation Reserve and soon had a “Happy Hour” invitation. On our approach to Bright the next day the sun was shining and the weather was warm. Our time in Werribee South had been far from what we expect for summer and it was lovely to feel warm again. (How long would it be before there were complaints about being too hot?) Our day was spent visiting 11 caravan parks in the area to make enquiries about the possibility of obtaining some ... read more
50 years age difference
Our camp spot at the beach
Barmah Redgum Forest

Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Yarrawonga December 26th 2009

Murray Marathon 27th December-31st December, 2009 I have paddled in the Murray Marathon for years now but only as a relay team member. This year it was going to the be full distance in a K3. The K3 was purchased out of the trading post for about $150 several years ago. Bern, Elizabeth and I had every intention of taking on the Murray some time. In fact, it was after paddling the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic (111km overnight paddle) in about 2001 that we planned to paddle the whole Murray. Only it was after this race that paddling the whole Murray didn't seem like such a good idea for me! I can remember not being able to lift my arms, open car doors and struggled to pick up a jug of water. I do have some recollection ... read more
End of Day 4 & Red Day
It's still 5am but a red wig and nose will make anyone smile!
A good long swim at the end of each day

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