Murray River Trip: Day One

We chose to spend the first night afloat tied up at Echuca port while we unpacked and settled in.  Dinner was a collective effort easily assembled before we sat down to enjoy the wine purchased from the boutique wine shop.  We kicked back to tones of golden oldies on the Bose surround system:  Bob Dylan,…

Melbourne to Echuca Roadtrip

Now that we’re settled into our home for the next four days the en-route dramas are well forgotten. The road trip from Melbourne to Echuca was comfortable in our people mover. The men did a marvellous job of packing suitacases into the luggage space. No small feat considering we all took our baggage allowance seriously.…

Melbourne to Echuca Roadtrip

Now that we’re settled into our home for the next four days the en-route dramas are well forgotten. The road trip from Melbourne to Echuca was comfortable in our people mover. The men did a marvellous job of packing suitacases into the luggage space. No small feat considering we all took our baggage allowance seriously.…

Bag Drop

What do you do in an airport with four hours to spare? I am notorious for holding everyone up while I stuff last minute treasures into the suitcase which has been stowed in the car boot, in anticipation of a timely departure. Today was no different, sadly, but we did leave in time and enjoyed…

Share Your World – 2014 Week 33

Today’s post is in response to a challenge called Share Your World where you share answers to four questions. It’s a way of getting to know other bloggers and as an introvert it ticks the box of social engagement for me! Thank you Cee Do you believe in ghosts? I don’t believe in ghosts which…

Preparations for Murray Riverboat Meanderings

This time next week we will wend our way from Melbourne to Echuca to spend four days on The Icon, a riverboat on the Murray River. We’re meeting family in Melbourne and finally doing something two sisters and myself chatted about doing some years ago. It took one person to get serious about the idea…