Comfort Inn Richmond Henty
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... My path led to Australia, his was migrating to New Zealand. Travel happens. It's in the job description. Then he messaged me a month later saying he was booking a $600 flight all the way to Melbourne to come see me for 2 and a half days. Say whaaaaat? So after my few days in Melbourne we met up, hired a car and hit the Great Ocean Road for a weekend of gorgeous ocean-side views, takeaways with a view, stereophonics on ...
... Trakka's lockers and drawers tightly. That night out come the screw driver to tighten all the loose screws. The south coast of the island is wild bush with some sheep and cattle farms. We camp at Vivonne Bay and sleep to the sound of crashing waves. Another National Park at Seal Bay has the only accessible breeding site for not seals but the Australian Sealion. This species made a slow recovery from being almost wiped out by sealers but ...
... is very volcanic and it stretches for hundreds of kilometres. I would love to come back across here and spend more time exploring it.
Ummm another holiday could I do it? Yessss oh course!
We turned off the highway and took a back road into Tyrendarra and made it to the farm around 4:30pm. A bit late as I didn't think about the time zone.
Heath, Katrina, Maddy and Tahlia were outside to greet us and we were ...
... a last look at Hamilton and headed south. We had a plan to head to Port Fairy and then to Portland but on the way we decided to head closer to Warnambool which is where John's dad was born. We have been there several times so we didn't want to visit the town but rather the hinterland. We travelled down through Penshurst, Hawkesdale to Kroit. By the time we had reached Kroit we were ready for food. Driving through we noticed ...
... to read about the whaling industry and the lifeboat service. There must have been, at least, fifty plaques on the wall commemorating ships sunk along this piece of coast. Then on to the Rocket museum to discover how they used to send lines out to sinking ships and try to set up a Bosun's Chair to rescue those on board..
Tomorrow we carry on along the ccoast to Robe for two nights and then on to Adelaide.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking