Travel Blogs from Hepburn Springs
Today and yesterday we have been at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat which is the site of Australia's richest gold rush in the 1850's. We got to go down into an underground gold mine, saw gold being poured, even getting to hold a $160000 gold bullion which is very heavy. Both today and yesterday we did some panning for gold and even found ...
... flat and lifeless country--what do the stock eat out
For miles over
this country their are rows and rows of these eyesore wind farms--I
guess all the graziers need a bit more income in lean times--keeps the
... well we decided it was medical expenses and that was that. Besides our camping fees were zero. Two hours later Sharon felt relief and so did Allan!
The next day we decided to go to Kyneton for the day and see if a 'normal' swim would also help. The day was ruddy freezing, however this was an aquatic centre. Encouraged further by the blackboard sign that said the 25 mtr indoor pool was 29 degrees Sharon took a dip. ...
... on the dress she wears (it sounds terrible). Other Balderdash options for this included a Swedish thriller about a teacher with a dark secret where he turns into a vampire at night and murders teenage girls (mine); Jose a young sniper in the Spanish Civil War who has to decide between the woman he loves and his political beliefs (Caroline); a clown in the Swedish circus is tormented by his past (Emma); a reserved small town librarian accidentally gets ...
... that during the gold rush in Ballarat, candles were made out of tallow (animal fat) and the apprentices that worked in the candle makers had to keep the rats away from eating the tallow and hair/animal parts stuck in it. Lovely. Candles are made of paraffin or beeswax now, so not nearly as gross.
We bought some raspberry drops- little candies that are a favourite at Sovereign Hill. Mmm they taste like a raspberry with a little bit of sourness. About this time ...
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