From Auckland we headed to Taupo, with a stop at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to break up the long drive. We chose not to drive ourselves, so we could enjoy the scenery along the way and spare the New Zealanders the threat of yet another foreigner trying to navigate on the left side of theRead more
We headed out of Melbourne to the Yarra Valley, home to a mere 105 wineries, for a day of wine tasting and lovely scenery.
Our tour of Melbourne and its suburbs showed what an architecturally diverse city it is. From the impressive skyscrapers and heritage buildings to beautifully landscaped parks and gardens, it’s easy to see why it was recently named the most livable city in the world by Forbes magazine.
A travel day…Kangaroo Island to Adelaide, where we had a 4 hour layover and visited the beachside suburb of Glenelg, then on to Melbourne.
Before we move on to the afternoon’s activities, I thought you’d enjoy these videos of the seals at play. (Click on the link and give them time to load.) Kangaroo Island–Baby Seal Video Kangaroo Island, Seal Bay–Seals at play After lunch we drove through Flinders Chase National Park, which covers 200,000 acres. It’s home toRead more