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Travel in Victorian weather

12 Apostles by Graham Holtshausen via Unsplash

Melbourne, Australia's second largest city, is located in Victoria, the smallest mainland state. Hiking is popular in Victoria, especially at the Dandenong Ranges and Wilson Promontory. In addition to hosting tennis, cricket, Aussie rules football and rugby, Melbourne is also the centre of all Australian sport. Besides its excellent food, it is als...

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DAY 4 – HALL'S GAP TO PORT FAIRY

Ouch, I have a pain in my lower back. There is something hard there. What is it? Oh it's my torch! Apparently after sleeping in a sleeping bag for a few nights I needed something digging into my back to make me sleep better. I lay in bed, thinking, enjoying the silence, birds singing their morning songs, bliss. Before long I hear a "Good morning Mu...

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DAY 3 – MUNGO TO HALL'S GAP

I am asleep, but my face is numb with cold. I am awakened by "Mum, Mum? I need the toilet. Now!" It's dark and bitterly cold, a quick trip to the fetid long drop was not the way I wanted to start my day! Oh the joys of children! We arrive back at our tent shivering, find my watch and discover that it is 5am, no getting the little Miss back to sleep...

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