Blog Down Under – Melbourne and around

The last few days in Melbourne to squeeze in the maximum before we head back around the globe. Melbourne is a fantastic city which reminds me very much of Vancouver - a mixture of old-world British Empire outpost, modern vibrant city with a massive natural harbour, and a huge Asian influence with a good dose … Continue reading Blog Down Under – Melbourne and around

Blog Down Under – on the road again

CanberraAfter all the beach-related stuff it was time to leave Jervis Bay and head back on the road to Melbourne - this time by the direct route down the Hume Highway. But first we stopped off at Canberra to be wowed by the Australian Capital city. Now it may be me, or we missed the … Continue reading Blog Down Under – on the road again

Blog Down Under – X on the Beach

Bermagui to Jervis BayEventually we arrived at out destination for Christmas, Jervis Bay Retreat, and what a curious place it is. There are 6 or 7 buildings on a large property, decked out to resemble an Australian frontier town. The various accommodations are themed after public buildings, such as the General Store, Post Office etc. … Continue reading Blog Down Under – X on the Beach