Koroit - a little bit of Ireland in Australia March 31st 2013 For the Easter long weekend we headed a little off the coast to the little town of Koroit which boasts three important things; its origins, its dairy industry and a huge hole.
Located only a few kilometres north west of Warrnambool, Koroit is a little piece of Ireland on the western plains of Victoria. That sounds Irish already. All the shops, proprietors seem to have an Irish theme. For g ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Warrnambool 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
Marg and Rob purchased a Horizon Wattle (Mercedes Sprinter) motorhome built by Ballina Campers and planned to circumnavigate Australia over the following couple of years, collecting it just after Rob retired in May 2011.
The couple of years grew out to over 4 years during which time we travelled from Brisbane to Perth return accross the Nullarbor both ways in 2011; in 2012 we travelled various places on the East Coast of Australia. The highlight of the year was our October November trip to Port Douglas which included the total eclipse of the sun. 2013 saw us do a 'Lap' or 'Trip around the blo... full info