Today’s hike follows the Goldfields Track on either side of Castlemaine. Add a connection via a gravel road / firetrail and you have a circuit. The walk is again organised by YHA Bushwalking Club and I am attending… The map…
A lovely Melbourne spring day, sunny, with little wind, so I took the train to Brighton Beach and walked back to the Melbourne’s city centre from there. My walk took me northwest along the beaches to Port Melbourne. Then off
Another weekend and another hike with YHA Bushwalking Club for me, this time 80km west of Melbourne, to Brisbane Ranges National Park and a circuit out of Boar Gully Camping Ground. The map… Here are today’s wannabe bushwalkers, waiting at
A nice suburbian parkland’s walk today, between the two Melbourne northeastern train stations of Eltham and Heidelberg. My original thought was to start walking from Diamond Creek instead of Eltham, but lack of immediate trains for that destination altered my
Today, I walked the Goldfields Track from the “shadow” of Mount Franklin to Vaughan Mineral Springs. I joined YHA Bushwalking Club in one of their regular Saturday outings. A small group, I think 15 hikers. Our group met at Vaughan
In Sydney for a few days, I repeated a personal “hiking classic”; walking from Parramatta along Parramatta River towards Sydney Town. Although today I reached only Five Dock. Running out of time with another 9km remaining. Tonight, I was catching
Christmas in Australia is obviously during the southern hemisphere’s summer and the hottest part of the year, but these days you can increasingly celebrate Christmas in July during Australian midwinter. A somewhat different way of celebrating Christmas in Melbourne is
The North Trail in Cape Lookout State Park, OR, follows the coastline north from Cape Lookout trailhead. Today’s second hike for The One and Only Son and myself this Saturday after Cape Trail, post here. Within easy drive from Tillamook.
The Cape Trail in Cape Lookout State Park near Tillamook, OR is a one way / return the same way easy hike. For little effort, you get superb views of the Pacific Ocean and nearly beaches. Mostly to the south.
Elk Mountain is in Tillamook State Forest, east of Tillamook in the US state of Oregon. Great name. Up there with names containing “bear”… Today, The One and Only Son and I hiked up this “most difficult” trail (wording on