Posted in Travel, Victoria

Easter weekend in Walhalla

No, this is not a town where they mine tourists, as the sign might suggest. Walhalla is an old Victorian gold-mine town that got deserted in 1915, but has been kept very much as it used to be and is now a touristic village.

After a suggestion from someone on the Dutchies in Melbourne Facebook page, we decided to pack up our camping gear and head out to mountains. It is only a two hour drive East of Melbourne, so easy to reach. Continue reading “Easter weekend in Walhalla”

Posted in From scratch - Recipes, Nature activities

Recipe: campfire brekkie

(For all the non-Australians out there, brekkie is the local slang for breakfast.)

Any food tastes better when you’re camping. This is especially true for a hearty breakfast with bacon and eggs. Which is why in this recipe, it’s not only about the ingredients but also the surroundings. Continue reading “Recipe: campfire brekkie”

Posted in Travel

Bush camping on different continents

Now that we have been bush camping in Australia it made me think back of other bush camping experience that I have gathered through the years in Europe, Africa and North America. There are still many places that I haven’t  explored yet.

Did you know that it is not always necessary to travel far for these experiences, they can be right next to your doorstep, even if you live in the Netherlands. Continue reading “Bush camping on different continents”