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... time flavoured with things like Kahlua and bourbon and many other alcohols). We had lunch at the pie shop (unfortunately they didn’t have any curried scallop pies for Madison). Although it was very sunny, the wind was rather cold so we decided it was time for our next stop – Spreyton Cider.
On the way we saw a sign pointing to a town Nowhere Else. Now I have seen this town marked on a map, or maybe it’s just a locality, but ...
... a band and the next day we learned how to make German sourdough bread from a German baker who was wwoofing at another farm.
We never felt bored at his place but we also never felt exhausted or anything as Andrew did not expect too much work from us. He was happy when we split fire wood, took the kayaks out when it was sunny and cooked in the evening together in his cozy home.
Over the Easter holidays Andrew went over to the mainland ...
... Dallas gave Ivo as a birthday present.
Coming back to the Christmas Lights in Melbourne… I am sure we are all well aware of the American Christmas decoration scenes. Imagine houses completely covered in different colours and figures, dancing, flickering, singing and shining in the moonlight. Well, this is basically what we encountered. The funniest of all is that all of this takes place in one of the richest neighbourhoods of Melbourne. Roads are blocked ...
... at Forth just outside Devonport.
We had a few hours to kill so went and walked around the local arboretum and found heaps of platypus in its lake. Then into Devonport and have a shower at the surflife saving club. We thought about a swim first and nearly did but I was still cold from the very cold night before. Then on to wait in line to board , waiting waiting for 2and half hours.
I am quickly typing this on the ship heading for ...
We found the cabin in relatively good condition and the stove worked. So we made a couple of grilled cheese sandwiches, opened a can of peaches and had "dinner."
We finally crawled into our sleeping bags around midnight and did not wake up until 9:30 the next morning.
On Tuesday, we made a breakfast of eggs and toast and the settled out for a four mile hike around Dove Lake at the foot of Cradle Mountain.
The scenery ...