Melbourne: Yarra Bends circuit 20km

The Yarra Bends circuit may be the closest hike of some distance to the Melbourne city centre. I have hiked it many times before and observant readers may recall another post from there, with a slight variation of path. Link here.

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The Tan (a loop around Royal Botanical Gardens) 3.8km

The Tan Track, or The Tan for short, is an off-road 3,827km long recreational circular trail in central Melbourne. Inside The Tan are Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens and the State of Victoria’s Government House. And Sydney Myer Music Bowl for outdoor concerts and the King’s

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Melbourne: Yarra Bends Park loop 22km

Some time ago, I was at the Mountain Design shop on Little Bourke Street to look for replacement boots. After walking 775km on the Camino and other hikes, the boots had clocked up much more milage than I could reasonably expect. Also, I only suffered

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Melbourne: Capital City Trail 31km

The Capital City Trail circles inner Melbourne and is a combined cycling and walking track. Hard surface all around, but sometimes you can walk off the asphalt or concrete in parallel on grass or dirt . The post contains many photos and became

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Melbourne: Greensborough to Alphington 21km

Today’s hike from Greensborough to Alphington is an old Melbourne favourite. I have walked this 20km odd stretch in Melbourne’s northeast many times. Both by myself and with others. Here is a map overview. Sunday morning train to Greensborough and I

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