Category Archives: Echuca

April13, 2015 … wide open spaces

Being back in Melbourne helps me to think about yesterday. We went Westward from Echuca, through a tiny town called Mitiamo on our way to the Terrick Terrick National Park.I know the spell checker will complain about that duplication, but … Continue reading

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April 12, 2015 … lakes and more lakes

We wandered further afield yesterday. From Echuca to Lake Boga is about 140 km. Though the distance is not enormous, the nature of the landscape in Northern Victoria is such that the distance between any two points on the landscape … Continue reading

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April 11, 2015 … in and around the Echuca area

The whole Echuca-Moama area has much to offer. Before we went back to the forest, we felt we needed to do one of  the iconic paddle steamer rides that brought the area to some degree of fame back in the … Continue reading

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April 10, 2015 … magic on the Murray

Celebrations for the cure were premature, but the ankle is better than it was, as long as I don’t push it. Yesterday we began on the Murray River on an eco-cruise run by the wonderful Kingfisher Cruises. Paddle steamers at … Continue reading

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April 9, 2015 … arriving on one leg

Happily my foot is much better.   Unhappily, the day we travelled from Melbourne to Echuca, it had not yet reached this happy state. The upside is that, with Mary driving, I could catch some of this great land of … Continue reading

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