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A walk along the clifftops from Aireys Inlet to Sunnymeade Beach

Friday 2 July 2021. For our final daytrip of the recent school holidays we drove to Aireys Inlet, a charming coastal township thirty kilometres west of Torquay along the spectacular Great Ocean Road, and home of local landmark Split Point Lighthouse. We planned to take the clifftops walk to Sunnymeade Beach. We arrived at Aireys […]

Deadman’s Loop, Steiglitz

Wednesday 30 June 2021. Steiglitz is almost a ghost town. Located within the Steiglitz Historic Park, an area administered by Parks Victoria, and surrounded by the Brisbane Ranges National Park on three sides, the former goldmining town, really just a hamlet now, can count a population of around 50. By contrast, in the 1860s, when […]

An afternoon in Inverleigh

Monday 28 June 2021. Today, a crisp, sunny day, and the first day of the winter school holidays, we visited the attractive town of Inverleigh, which lies on the Barwon River in Golden Plains Shire. We stopped first of all at Inverleigh Cemetery, one of the oldest cemeteries in the greater Barwon region, whose first […]