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Around 1900 the only available space in the town for a cricket pitch was at the top of a hill!  
   

Around 1900 the only available space in the town for a cricket pitch was at the top of a hill!

the photo shows pack horses taking supplies up
A Town Built On Gold

February 2nd 2012
Tuesday 31st January - we had already decided to stay an extra day in Wantirna to prepare ourselves for our on-going adventures so the day was spent quietly organising ourselves. We wanted to go east from Melbourne and, in particular, head for a place called Walhalla. At the same time, we had some dry-cleaning to collect (our borrowed wedding outfits) and some grocery shopping to do. We ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Walhalla

Australian Flag 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
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