Mildura and the Paddle Steamer "Melbourne" July 4th 2011 Monday 4th July
The weekend was quite cool and rained on Sunday - pretty crappy - we are not used to this as this is only the second time we have seen rain since we been on the eastern side of Oz.
Today we took the Cruiser in for some muffler repairs then we walked throught the main streets of Mildura and checked out all the old Art Deco buildings - the photo is of the T&G Building but there wer ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Mildura Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
We are Sue & John Barker and just starting our travels around Australia - starting from Gidgegannup (which we have sold) and will return to the property we bought in Mahogany Creek.
When we left we headed north to see our son and his family in Geraldton then headed to Exmouth where we spent a wonderful couple of months with our grandchildren, their parents and some of the most beautiful scenery we have ever seen, the most pristine, the most beautiful beaches and the spectalular Humpback Whales frollicking with their young around the Exmouth Gulf.
When the weather started getting too hot and ... full info