Ovens Valley Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Bright
... who set a good pace. It went for about 30km and had more gravel traps and bigger rocks than previous dirt track and took us right near an exit to mt beauty. It was amazing being surrounded by some of the tallest looking hills in Australia as we were twisting through the dirt section. About 5km before mt beauty there was a turn off for bright and we took one hell of ...
......so I'll ride, ride like the wind, ride like the wind (to quote a really bad song from the 80s I think it was?). I made it to Victoria! A big occasion - I would never have started this trip if I didn't think I could do it, however the realisation of making it across the border and to be in another state, getting there totally under my own steam, is a bit surreal. I'm pretty damn proud of myself! Despite waking up to another overcast day, I'm very pleased ...
Wednesday 1st May.
We arrived at Bright before lunch and set up our vans. David put up his full Annex as Tanya and the 2 children arrive on Friday afternoon. Sue and I walked into Town to the Bakery to buy rolls for lunch. After lunch we walked back into Town for a look around to see what had changed. Once back at the van I took Merlot to the Auto Electrician to fix the problem with the Aux battery not charging. I turned out to be a burnt out wire loom under ...
... May Thursday.
Up early and went for a walk along the "Canyon Walk"
Next it was a trip up to the Tower Road Lookout. What a view.
Off to Myrtleford for lunch and to purchase a new fan heater to use in the annexe.
Called into Boynton's Winery. We shared a bottle of Feathertop Shiraz taking in the view and sunshine.
Then back to Bright in time for Happy hour at the Brewery ...
... outstanding. Lots of mountain views and running streams. Everything in this part of the world is green and the animals look very healthy. Down the road from here is a trout farm.
I am excited to be in Harrietville as this is where my mother lived as a child and she spoke often of this place. My impression this afternoon was that it is a lovely place but we will head back tomorrow and explore the place properly.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking