March 2016

Monday 29 February – Melbourne

Tuesday 1 March – Melbourne

Wednesday 2 March – Melbourne AM; Halls Gap PM

Thursday 3 March – Halls Gap – Pinnacle Motel
Venus Baths walk
Lake Fyans bathing emus

Friday 4 March – Halls Gap – Pinnacle Motel

Saturday 5 March – Port Fairy
Pinnacle Motel owner: “Come back in the winter when it’s quiet.”
Drive south from Halls Gap to Dunkeld
Griffith’s Island walk late afternoon

Sunday 6 March – Airey’s Inlet; Airey’s Pub
Coastal walk; lighthouse

Monday 7 March – Melbourne

Tuesday 8 March – Melbourne

Wednesday 9 March – Tasmania, Hobart – Clydesdale manor; Kathmandu Cuisine

Thursday 10 March – Tasmania, Hobart – Claremont
MONA; Texas Pantry

Friday 11 March – Tasmania, Hobart – Claremont
Orford (lunch), Ross

Saturday 12 March – Tasmania, Hobart – Claremont
Dolphin Sands Road looking east to Coles Bay and south east to Freycinet

Sunday 13 March – Tasmania, Hobart – Claremont

Monday 14 March – Tasmania, Dover – Thelma Retreat
Dover RSL Club

Tuesday 15 March – Tasmania, Dover – Thelma Retreat
Hastings Caves

Wednesday 16 March – Tasmania, Kellevie
Bull ant in loo
Big fry up
Scorpion in loo
Night hike to top of Ragged Tier
Skink family in living room

Thursday 17 March – Tasmania, Kellevie
Sheep rousing; Mark – “There’s still sheep in the far paddock? Oops.”

Friday 18 March – Tasmania, Kellevie
Port Arthur; Tasman Arch; Tessellated Pavement; Blowhole

Saturday 19 March – Melbourne

Sunday 20 March – Melbourne

Monday 21 March – Melbourne

Tuesday 22 March – Melbourne

Wednesday 23 March – Halls Gap

Thursday 24 March – Halls Gap
Reed Lookout – alone with the best view in Australia while dozens of people jostled for space 300 metres away… CFA officer almost caught me up in the control tower, but I saw him coming through the windows of the lookout
Lake Bellfield
Evening walk – Grand Canyon

Friday 25 March – Halls Gap
Lake Wartook
Lake Bellfield – walk along the lake wall; white and brown goats; stars rising

Saturday 26 March – Melbourne
Rousing thousands of sheep – we moved the car and ate lunch somewhere the sheep could not find us

Sunday 27 March – Melbourne

Monday 28 March – Bendigo
Bendigo Wool Mill

Tuesday 29 March – Melbourne