Tag Archives: north east Victoria

NE Victoria: food & wine

A leading commentator on televised matches of Australian Rules football is renowned for his quick-witted quips and puns as much as for his football knowledge. Possibly the best known of the terms he has coined is “centimetre-perfect”, which is used … Continue reading

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NE Victoria: towns

A common theme in the post-colonial histories of North America and Australasia is the rise and fall of rural towns. In some cases, a meteoric rise fuelled by the discovery of gold or another precious metal has inevitably been followed … Continue reading

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NE Victoria: countryside

This second post about our recent excursions in the north-east of Victoria presents a few ¬†examples of what we saw as we drove to and around the region. About once a decade I drive along this stretch of highway and … Continue reading

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NE Victoria: high country

Maggie and I spent five days and four nights in the north east of Victoria last week, driving there on the Tuesday and returning home on Saturday. We had a diverse and enjoyable experience of this region, which I will … Continue reading

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Long-distance travel plans

Don’t you enjoy that feeling of the uplifted spirit that you experience when you have booked and confirmed the last of your flights and tours for an overseas trip? You know, the one that is closely followed by “Thank God … Continue reading

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