Travel Blogs from Beechworth, Australia

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Hardened Criminals, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Hardened Criminals

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... we wandered the town that has retained it's turn of the century look and feel, and eventually ended up at the Beechworth Prison. Australia can be a bit of a nanny state at times but apparently that doesn't extend to the criminal class if Beechworth is ...

Beechworth, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Beechworth

A travel blog entry by macphails

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We arrived at Beechworth only half an hour away from Wanganderry. As we arrived in Beechworth,we found a caravan park.We took it and started putting up the caravan.While mum and dad were taking up the caravan,Marc and I were riding our bikes to the park ...

I spent the last week at the celebrate ..., Beechworth, Victoria, Australia travel blog

I spent the last week at the celebrate ...

A travel blog entry by janice

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... drive on the left side of the road. I didn't want to have to worry about missing kangaroos, as well. As we approached Beechworth ("Victoria's Best Preserved Gold Town"), we took a detour (about an hour return) to visit the hilltop property Lynne has ...

Ned Kelly Country, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Ned Kelly Country

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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... in the morning and by the looks of things they wouldn't appreciate it if I burst out in hysterics. Anyway we went into Beechworth which was a fantastic little town. We visited a small church bookshop and John and I fought over the travel guides as usual ...

The Australian Alps, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

The Australian Alps

A travel blog entry by gapostol

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... a Ned Kelly historical tour.  For those of you not intimate with Australian history (that included us) Ned Kelly is Australia's most famous 19th century outlaw (aka bushranger around here) made particularly famous by its armor suit.  Apparently, ...

where do i even begin?, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

where do i even begin?

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

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... but we headed there as another gapper from Camp Stephens lives there, Peter O'Toole. Peter's father owns one of Australia's most famous bakeries, The Beechworth Bakery (it has 6 locations!). Tom O'Toole (Peter's father) has become something of a legend at ...

Before Beechworth and Beyond, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Before Beechworth and Beyond

A travel blog entry by b.isabella

... shop frontings and looks very colonial! On the Friday morning we went around the town and to the museum, which was really interesting! Beechworth is where the infamous Ned Kelly is from and although he was, in reality, a complete scumbag, he’s been ...

Wer war Ned Kelly?, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Wer war Ned Kelly?

A travel blog entry by kahuamweh

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Am Sonntag durften wir uns Babsis Auto ausleihen und nach Beechworth, Victoria, fahren. Es war ein netter Ausflug zu einer ehemaligen Goldgraeberstadt. Die alten Haeuser waren erhalten geblieben und der Ort selbst lebt von kleinen Geschaeften, einer guten ...

I'll make it the border of Mexico..., Beechworth, Australia travel blog

I'll make it the border of Mexico...

A travel blog entry by highams

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... again Vic Roads). When I got to the rest stop and camping place for today at the turn off to Yackandandah, 17km from Beechworth, I was buggered (metaphorically Neil, not literally, as there are no gypsies here much to my despair although Mr Brooks and his ...

Committed...Insane, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Committed...Insane

A travel blog entry by lj.oz

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... and a shower at the local pool in Tallangatta. Following this we took the tourist drive back towards Yackandandah. We ended up in Beechworth around dinner time so we still had quite the bit of time to kill. After some cards and a game of scrabble in ...

Beechworth, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Beechworth

A travel blog entry by narravaners

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Loving Beechworth. The town that keeps on giving. Lucky us first and second night we get to stay with Karen and Martin in their picturesque house in Finch st with beautifulpool. They and their three kids delighted us with a fantastic meal, ...

Goodbye Beechworth hello Port Melbourne, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Goodbye Beechworth hello Port Melbourne

A travel blog entry by narravaners

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... through her first kindle book, The book thief. She loves it and is asking lots of questions about the war and Hitler. Beechworth was a few degrees cooler than Wodonga. We listened to local abc radio to the fire reports. Simon kept us updated with his ...

It's a hard life, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

It's a hard life

A travel blog entry by carol53

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I am now going to test the application of attaching photos into my blog as well as tell you what a hard day I am having. Bit of a sleep in this morning, a read in bed, shower, breakfast and then a drive down to Gapsted for a coffee and now home for lunch ...

Time to relax, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Time to relax

A travel blog entry by carol53

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... for coffee, browsed the shops and now lying on the couch writing this. It is certainly a hard life .......I do so love Beechworth and when I see the lifestyle of retired friends I could easily move back here to experience a relaxed life. Well better rest ...

The Trial Run, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

The Trial Run

A travel blog entry by george_youssef

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... start, we set off on our adventures. And it has to be said, we had a great time. We spent two nights in Beechworth, and a night in Bright, reveling in the wonderful autumn colours, and basking in the glorious sunshine.    We tried out all the ...

La Dolce Vita, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

La Dolce Vita

A travel blog entry by karana

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La Dolce Vita  (The Sweet Life) On the weekend we set off to explore Rutherglen, Beechworth and The King Valley south of Wangaratta.  First stop was Fyffe Field Wines which we had remembered from 4 or 5 years ago as having a wonderful ...

Nearing Melbourne, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Nearing Melbourne

A travel blog entry by mactracks

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... staff were excellent, the prices very reasonable, and there were lots of extras for the customer's enjoyment everywhere. The town of Beechworth itself is steeped in history, and there were lots of lovely old buildings to explore. This is obviously a place ...

Biking Beechworth, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Biking Beechworth

A travel blog entry by cheli

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... was nervous leading up to the AUDAX ride this morning. For everyone else there, this was to be a fun short social ride through Beechworth gorge and surrounds. For me, 37.5km was the furthest I'd ever ridden in one go, and despite my fitness improving ...

Wangaratta to Beechworth - 42km, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Wangaratta to Beechworth - 42km

A travel blog entry by tmo1602

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... shore of Lake Sambell. After having a much needed shower (have I mentioned its hot down here!) I went for a walk through historic Beechworth. It is a beautiful town that has managed to keep much of its heritage while still using all of the buildings. Had ...

Jul 04, 2013, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Jul 04, 2013

A travel blog entry by gearfamily

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Snowy Mountains, Gourmettour und Farmstay, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Snowy Mountains, Gourmettour und Farmstay

A travel blog entry by treveris

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... die Region sehr für das gute regionale Essen bekannt ist (heißt auch "Milawa Gourmet Region"). Das fest gab es dann in Beechworth, einem historischen Ort. Peter hat und da zum Kaffee eingeladen. Das Essen ist hier im Allgemeinen nicht so toll, aber der ...

In Beechworth, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

In Beechworth

A travel blog entry by jokertrekker

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This is a lovely town. Beautiful Trees,Stone Buildings, historic Cemetery, Jail,!!!  Bakery, Lolly Shop, etc.etc. Have a look at the Photos. We enjoyed our meals at the old Commercial Hotel too. There was also a great little drive around a gorge at ...

Beechworth, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Beechworth

A travel blog entry by buckleysinasia

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Beechworth, Victoria, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Beechworth, Victoria

A travel blog entry by zoeandgigs

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... first passed through Glenrowan which was where the famous Ned Kellys shootout with police occured. We then spent a few hours at Beechworth, an historic little town which still has an operating telegraph station. We went on a scenic drive along the gorge ...

Golf at Bright, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Golf at Bright

A travel blog entry by ian-tracey

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... . Fortunately, I played well, and after the 10th, won the next 6 holes, beating Ian 4/2. I finished up with 37 points, and Ian had 29. After our game, we heading off through Myrtleford, and onto Beechworth for the night. A storm passed over, but it was ...

Bairnsdale, Mt Hotham to Beechworth, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Bairnsdale, Mt Hotham to Beechworth

A travel blog entry by robynanddavid

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... not high enough to see any snow there.  The next day we drove on to the historic town of Beechworth – the home of Ned Kelly, Australia’s most famous bushranger.  We started out by visiting the tourist information centre to get some ...

Beechworth, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Beechworth

A travel blog entry by pinkwellie

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Arrived at Beechworth after a four hour drive north east from Melbourne. It looks at first sight like a western town. Gunslingers wouldn't look out of place! Some similarity, as i remember it, to modern day Laramie. Really nice atmosphere and the sun was ...

Our first picking adventure, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Our first picking adventure

A travel blog entry by hotspothunters

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... Schnauze voll und schon einen neuen Job beim Apfel pflücken gefunden. So schnell kann es gehen.  Nun sind wir in Beechworth und pflücken den gesamten Tag Äpfel. Wir wohnen auf einem Campingplatz mit Koalas zusammen, haben ein ordentliches Bad und ...

Katoomba to Beechworth, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Katoomba to Beechworth

A travel blog entry by suo

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We woke up to foggy mizzle today. As we drove away from Katoomba we could hardly see our hands in front of your faces, but Simon was sure that it would clear as we came down from the hill. Of course it did, but it was freezing cold... 13 degrees, I had ...

Day 2, Beechworth, Australia travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by roddyrocket

... I ordered a Steak & Mushroom Pie and a sweet called Death By Chocolate which was very yummy. After lunch we walked around Beechworth and found a Sweet Shop. Lisa & I didn't buy anything but Suzan walked out with a shopping bag full of sweets. ...

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