11-13 November: Back in the Zone and off to Victoria!

Author: Mr A Location: Nowra, Braidwood & Woomargama NSW, Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia Monday: It was time to bid goodbye to Sydney for a few weeks and hit the road. We picked an interesting time to travel with 70kmh winds, dust storms and clouds of flies that reminded us that the great Australian outdoors has many …

12-13 January: Crossing the border in to eastern SA

Author: Mrs A Location: Mount Gambier and Millicent, South Australia We would have stayed in Nelson another night or two, but there was no availability. So on Tuesday morning, we packed up camp, consumed the last of our fruit (South Australia has restrictions on which fruit and vegetables you can bring in from Victoria) and …

23 December-4 January 2021: A Christmas and New Year on the Mornington Peninusala

Author: Mr A Location: Rye, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria We left our friends near Lakes Entrance wondering in these uncertain times when we would see them again. That’s one of the hidden costs of the pandemic, the lack of control felt by most of us over our lives, with movement regularly restricted at short notice. But …

8-9 November: Hello from Howard Springs

Author: Mr A Location: Howard Springs International Quarantine Facility, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia A number of my friends won’t be surprised to hear that on entering Australia yesterday I have been detained at the pleasure of the Australian government, whilst assessing my potential health hazard to a largely coronavirus free country . Oh yes, Catherine’s …