It was nearing the end of the summer school holidays. I was in Apollo Bay with my family and was desperate for a hike. I had planned to do another leg of the great ocean walk but none of the shuttles lined up with the days I was free. That, combined with the lethargic hangover that comes with any relapse of my anxiety disorder, meant I didn’t think I’d have the energy to walk more then 5km.… Read the rest
This trip took place on 17 Jan.
I love the Otways. It’s beyond love. If I had the means, I’d be exploring every little facet of it every change I got. Each area is slightly different. It almost feels magical.
I guess I have a spiritual connection to the region. Which is why I was really excited when my friend, Carolyn, suggested we explore Melba Gully as part of our Otways birding trip.… Read the rest
It’s hard not to start a walk summary without talking about how much I love the Otways. I’ve done Melba Gully and Maits rest a couple of times, when visiting with both friends and family. So many of these walks need to be done multiple times, at different times of the year, to be explored properly.… Read the rest