Month: January 2019

AWOL Around Australia… Snowy River High Country

January 13, 2019

Fridge and fuel replenished at Orbost. The lovely, and knowledgeable old lady at the Tourist Information gave us some advice about the country ahead. It was clear she had spent plenty of time on the tracks and trails in this area. Plus, she was giving away free lemons from her garden! It was only a […]

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AWOL Around Australia… Grumpy East Gippsland

January 8, 2019

We pitched the tent up in ‘storm stetting’. We’ve been through some bad weather in this tent over the years and it pays to get it as well set up as you can whilst the going is good. So, every guy rope is utilised, everything that can be pegged down is. We fully enclose the […]

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AWOL Around Australia… The Sapphire Coast

January 7, 2019

Although the next morning was clearer, and gave us some indication of the pace of life on a Monday on the Sapphire Coast. We followed the coast road down to Eden. I had wanted to come here ever since reading ‘Killers of Eden’ years ago, back in the UK. This book tells the tale of […]

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AWOL Around Australia… Forests and Cities

We headed back out, following the Old Pacific Highway. As it’s name suggests this is the old main road up the coast. A much more interesting and attractive option to the motorway if you have time. As the numerous bikers, and the copper hiding in the bushes also thought. Then came the time to do […]

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