The Pretoria Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Yes, today was definitely spent in town at the local Laundromat. At one stage I had 3 washing machines going at the same time! As you can imagine, everything that wasn't nailed down was washed! It took forever to do. The good thing was that we take our home with us, so we can at least sit in comfort and have coffee while waiting. When we pulled up, there was Jo and Ray who had left before we got out of bed I think! They obviously knew to get in ...
... and found our motel. The first thing I did was have a long hot shower... so nice to feel clean again. We dicided to go to the pub for dinner (right next door to the motel) then walk to Kathy's (a friend we were visiting) about 2km away. Dinner at the Brian Boru pub was delicious... and it was nice to catch up with Kathy and her family after so long.
We left Bendigo at about 8am - there was no camp to pack up ...
... It is quite a nice location but at the time it became a little too crowded around us with speed boats and people. This had something to do with our second day turning out to be a Saturday, with a beautiful blue cloudless sky and the weather forecast of a sunny week-end.
We decided to meander north, viewing some of the river scenery along the ...
... Malle Country Connection, (mallee quilts.com.au) The outside of the shop looked nothing but open the door and you are in quilters heaven. Sooooo much fabric, jelly rolls, flannels, orientalist and more. Kits and nick knacks, haberdashery and finished quilts. A whole room of discounted fabrics. The ladies were very friendly and only too happy to talk. They only have a small quilting group in the area but most of their trade is ...
... a moveable house.
We came to check out the paddle steamers and soak up the atmosphere; having a nice voyage down the Murray in the process. Like a lot of Australia, the paddle steamers were reliant on volunteers to enable it to operate - and with the trademark Aussie humour they made the trip.
We had a spot of lunch at an RSL (The Returned and Services League of Australia, which ...