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On On Home around Australia
1st Apr 2018 - 11th Apr 2018
Week 455 - Robinvale

We have had a break from blogging and are now reinstating our blog which will appear monthly from now on.

We were Park Custodians at Euston, New South Wales for exactly 5 weeks.  We had a steady flow of campers in this quiet neck of the woods right on the Murray and next to the Euston Club.

We introduced communal happy hours to some of the un-initiated and by the time we left on the 10th Aprill, it was buzzing.  During our stay we took a week off to tour the Silo Trail.  Sleepy towns have come alive with the traffic of sightseers admiring the artwork on what were dull and boring silos.  It takes a while to comprehend the amount of work the artists have put into their drawings and paintings and when you think of the scale and height of these buildings, it truely is a magnificent effort.

Whilst on the Silo Trail we camped at Woomelang, population 200 and a very friendly township.  They supplied a free caravan park, asking for a small donation to the Lions' Club.  We had shade, power, water, showers and toilets.  So to repay them, we also visited their local cafe and pub.

We revisited Lake Tyrrell but alas there was no water in this pink lake but the solitude and serenity was disturbed in the middle of the night by Nikkon clicking Japanese tourists taking photographs of the stars.  They were at it all night and kept us awake.  However, this intrusion did not spoil our visit.

Euston had become our base, so we returned for a couple more happy hours in preparation of our departure to Western Australia.  Jo has a hospital appointment today to cut out an aggressive skin cancer from her leg, so we are nicely tucked up on the Murray at a Caravan Park that supplies enough electricity to run our air conditioners (38 deg today).

In the mornings we are welcomed by a pleasant sunrise, during the day we are entertained by the speed boats and skiers and the end of the day is heralded by yet another spectacular sunset.

We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this part of the world and have made friends with the locals and travellers alike.  Rusti has had the freedom of being off lead and is still learning to be obedient.

So because our blogs are now monthly, there will be more photographs than usual and we hope you can continue enjoying our adventure and exploits from your office chairs and arm chairs.



Next: Week 458 - St Kilda
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Diary Photos
1st Apr 2018  Sheep Hills
This is the most colourful mural on this silo trail and the mood of the silo changes with the movement of the sun.

1st Apr 2018  Park Custodian
We put our mark on the CMCA camp and left it a better place.

2nd Apr 2018  Lake Tyrrell
Not quite alone at the empty Lake Tyrrell.

3rd Apr 2018  Rupanyup - painted by a russian

3rd Apr 2018  The Planter
Looks can be deceptive. As you pass this guy working on the roundabout, landscaping we realised he was concrete.

3rd Apr 2018  Brim
This is the first silo that was painted in Victoria and is admired by the wonderful Wanger.

3rd Apr 2018  Rosebery
These dull and boring buildings have come to life and the detail in the artwork is spectacular.

4th Apr 2018  Lascelles
Not so striking, but the detail is still there.

4th Apr 2018  Obesity
A message to all the fat slobs.

11th Apr 2018  Sunrise Robinvale style
The beautiful Murray.

11th Apr 2018  Speedboats and Skiers

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