Victoria Lodge Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Portland
... for the first time this trip to get the first ferry back to the mainland. Off the ferry for a long drive through hilly farm land to Kingston SE just for the night and then on to Robe. We had camped here with our boys in 1990 and sad to say they don't let you camp on the beach today. However a well set up campground above the beach gave us the opportunity to do laundry, have a swim and relax. A wander through some art galleries and tourist ...
As we drove over the South Australia border and into Victoria we found an echidna stopped in the middle of the road. It was the first time I'd seen an echidna and so we stopped and I got out of the car to try and get it out of the road. Obviously this was really hard as when I walked over to it, the echidna crawled into a ball and I couldn't pick it up because of its spikes! In the end the ...
... t beat a BBQ.
Milly had a sleepover in Maddy's room. She got to sleep in Maddy's bed and Maddy slept on a mattresss on the floor. They went to bed pretty late so they went to sleep quite quickly.
We had a really great evening. We finally went to bed around midnight which I felt a bit guilty about as Katrina and Heath had to be up quite early.
It was a perfect last night to our trip with great company!
... which included his uncle, Lex McConnell, as the trainer of the winning race horse, Beau Wallace. When we told the lady who ran the hotel, she showed us the cup next to it and said that this was the original cup that went with this race and that a man had seen the photo and said he had the cup at home filled with gold balls and she could have it if she wanted. After eating lunch and taking lots of photos we rang John's dad Ron ...
... crashed against the rocks causing the spay to blow through. It was mesmerising to watch and we stayed here for ages. We then went to see the Petrified Forest. It did seem scared to see us so we didn't stay long and went back to the camper! What we noticed whilst here was that everybody seemed miserable, especially the kids who had long faces, were throwing tantrums and complaining that it was boring. We seemed to be the only happy people there, ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking