Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lancefield, Victoria

(re-published to share with Facebook) Stayed in Lancefield, a small town an hour’s drive north of Melbourne, where campground fees were more in line with my budget. The money saved on campground fees was all used up by the cost … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Victoria

(re-published to share with Facebook – bear with me folks, I’ll get it eventually) Melbourne (pronounced Melbun, 4.2 million), the capital of Victoria, a “great” multicultural city, loaded with vitality. The tree-lined streets are full of people, shops, restaurants, bars, … Continue reading

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… so ends my visit to Tasmania, boarding the “Spirit of Tasmania” back to Melbourne tomorrow evening – overnight trip departing 19:30 and arriving in Port Melbourne 06:00 – 2 berth cabin – only $770 each way! – I’ll miss … Continue reading

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Lake Burbury, Tasmania

One night here for $5, no showers, but it came with a million $ view, on the shore of the lake with a mountain back-drop. Awoke in the morning to find my jandals/flip-flops gone from where I left them just … Continue reading

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Port Arthur, Tasmania

Drove down to Port Arthur from Seven Mile Beach to visit the place England sent its convicts in the 17/1800’s, about 160,000+ of them – “hell on earth” apparently. Many of the prisoners, as young as age 7, were reportedly … Continue reading

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