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Feb 21, 2020 - Day 27 to Benalla

Hi All, After 3 weeks on the east coast spending time visiting friends and family we have set off westward towards our target, Victoria and some silo art sites. The drive took us to Tumut via the Snowy Mountains Highway taking in more bushfire regions especially notable in the high country within Kosciusko National Park with still many road closures, one of the big issues is fallen trees or those that threaten to fall. From Tumut we went for a drive to Batlow, famous for apples but fear not, not too many apple farms were lost. Also visited...

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2020 Silo Art

Feb 4, 2011 - Benalla

Wagga Wagga to Benalla One highlight of this leg of the journey was driving through millions of tumbleweeds that were being blown over the road by fairly strong winds. They were everywhere for tens of kilometers and I stopped a couple of times to make sure they weren’t clogging up the radiator – needless to say, the old commodore took it all in it’s stride, spitting them out as if they were a well worn pair of socks. The actual drive was really quite pleasant and picturesque and comprised mainly farmlands. We were tootling along when all of...

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Living the Dream

Dec 25, 2010 - Benalla

16th December. Time to move on again, during the night we had a bit of a storm, lightning, thunder and a hail storm, but it didn’t last long and we woke up to a sunny day. We stopped at Benalla for lunch and called in at the Tourist Info Centre, which also has a Ned Kelly Museum and a Wedding Gown exhibition dated from the 1860’s, Benalla has a wonderful park right on the banks of a river, which has a sculpture (which is still under construction) and is quite special (see the photos) Once again we planned to stay at a 24hr stop, but...

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Apr 21, 2008 - Bright to Benalla

Had planned to visit Tyler in Benalla today and come back to Bright for the night. This seemed a little bit silly because Benalla is on our way to Mornington Peninsula anyway. So we decided to catch up with Tyler and Kristen for dinner and stay the night at Benalla. Packed up at Bright and tried to leave the house as we found it! Said our goodbyes, fixed our tyre (it had a bolt in it) and headed towards Benalla about 4 pm. Got here just after 5 and pulled into the caravan park. The lady got chatting to Todd and told him that they were from...

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