Brisbane Ranges -Ted Errey

It doesn’t get much more Australian than this. Cloudless blue sky, dry creek beds and black stumped grass trees. Add to that the singing crickets, rocky outcrops and winding gorges in the cold, blue shadow of afternoon and you have a great way to spend a rare, sunny, winter day in Victoria.   The eastern…

Bushranger’s Bay & Cape Schanck

My most favourite sound in the whole world is the wind in high treetops. I love the rush of leaves so far above my head, so much taller than I am. It expands the senses, stretches me upward. I feel like I exist far beyond the boundaries of my skin. The sound is the first thing I…

Lake’s Entrance – The Entrance Track

You don’t always win the weather game. Sometimes your best laid plans fall on grey days. Beautiful places don’t stop being beautiful.  They take on a different mood, a different character. They are bare-faced without makeup under a sullen, flat sky. We’re still so spanked by Mt Donna Buang that easy strolling seems like a good idea, so we…

Keppel Lookout Trail

“I didn’t think the ascent would be like this,” he says holding up his hand perpendicular to the ground. We’d been naive about the Keppel Lookout Trail. After all, we’d conquered mountains and the sea before. We’d stood atop giants and seen to far horizons. Why should this trail be any different? There were many…

Mt Rosea – Grampians

It’s trite to assume anyone truly ‘conquers’ a mountain of this magnitude of size and beauty. Mountains like Rosea are, in fact, humbling reminders of the timeless, towering magnificence we’re privileged to experience.