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”
(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”
Are you planning to go bush camping in Australia or just want to know a bit more about it? There are seven essentials that you need to know about. And yes, some of them are different from other continents. At least according to us. Continue reading “7 essentials for Australian Bush Camping”
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”
Until now our camping adventurous in Australia have been on campsites with facilities. Time to roughen it up and get ready for the real stuff: bush camping! Continue reading “Bush camping, back to basics”