Apologies to those that usually follow my blog for pottery reasons. I am going to bore you today with some family pics as it's a great way for me to connect with family and friends about our holiday.
We were very impressed with Victoria. We visited many places along our journey and despite the fact that the countryside is starved of rain at the moment, its a beautiful state, with so many quaint, old fashioned, historic towns to drive through and so much open space in between. The major roads in and around Melbourne are fantastic and a pleasure experience in comparison to Sydney.
We left home and headed for Jervis Bay on the South Coast of NSW. We stayed for 3 days at a place called 'Green Patch' then from there drove to Jindabyne. We then travelled over Snowy Mountains and the 'Great Dividing Range' to Victoria. Melbourne for a quick visit, then along the 'Great Ocean Road', Ballarat, Bendigo, Echuca (Murray River) then home. Lots of pretty towns and places in between but basically that was our trip.
I am not going into length about our trip as it will bore the socks off you. Photos say it all, plus a few comments to go with them.
|Couldn't resist showing you this photo - one of Emily's many faces|
|We did part of the Mt Kosciuszko walk - Mt Kosciuszko on the left in background|
|Anyone that knows my husband Glen, knows his passion is the weather. Weather station at the top of Thredbo|
|Glen carrying Emily 'again' on the Mt Kosciuszko walk|
|One of Emily's better faces ha ha...|
|Beautiful CARPET of plants layed the snowy mountains. |
Photo doesn't do it justice but the textures were amazing.
|One of our many campsites in our home away from home|
|Glen carrying Emily AGAIN|
|Great day spent at 'Sovereign Hill' - Glen caught Gold Fever lol|
|Town called 'Glenrowan' - The historical place of 'Ned Kelly's' Last Stand|
|An OMG moment - An Antique Shop in Bendigo |
was selling a picture i made over ten years ago.
It travelled from NSW to Victoria and still looks great after all that time and travelling.
|Great visit to 'Bendigo Pottery'|
|An old Paddle Steamer on the Murray River at Echuca|
|Went on a paddle steamer along the Murray. Emily loved it.|
|Clay impressions of Barnicles on the rocks at Jervis Bay to use in my clay work.|
For me, other highlights included the opportunity to go to the 'Pottery Expo' at Warandyte. I had the pleasure of meeting so many inspirational potters including the lovely Adrianna from Mud Colony. Our visit to 'Bendigo Pottery' was also fantastic.
Thanks for reading my blog. Hope you enjoyed the journey.