#RoadtripAroundOz| Hervey Bay, QLD

And our trip takes Us along the way to the beautiful coast of Hervey Bay. 

Being a coastal town it’s also hugely known for the Southern Humpback Whales which pass the coast through their migration to Antartica. These whales come to Hervey Bay to raise their calves, relax and play in these beautiful waters which protects them from any predator. 

We were lucky to get a good deal on our whale watching tour on the M.S Amaroo – I made sure my cameras battery was charged and I brought all my photography equipment also, mind you it consisted off a few lenses, a few cables and a charger so no biggie. ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ˜‚

At 8:30am it was on the boat (front seats of course!) and off into the bay we went. It took around 45 minutes to get Us to where per radio to the other crews out there we soon spotted a mother and it’s calf. My goodness are these animals beautiful! They gracefully swamp past the boat and we just all watched in awe.

Our whale watching tour went until 12:30pm with Morning tea being provided on board, which gave us plenty of time to spot other pot of whales in the area which was a definite guarantee on this particular day.

It didn’t take long until we spotted a young whale calf breaching! It was the cutest thing We have ever seen. 

My camera has taken the most incredible photographs which I will post to my Instagram account once I am back home as I didn’t take my phone in case I was to loose it on the boat or worse .. in the ocean.

For you all out there ever wanting to see these beautiful mammals, I really encourage you to take a trip to Hervey Bay. It is a beautiful place and I am sure you’ll enjoy your stay here as much as We have !

BLG x 

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#RoadtripAroundOz | Bundaberg QLD via Rockhampton, Gladstone, Agnes Waters and 1770

And we have arrived in Bundaberg, QLD where Bundaberg Rum is produced! Super exciting times ahead … Distillery Tour in the morning (I will say it now: Prost! ๐Ÿป), followed by a Seafood Platter for lunch and a Ginger Beer Tour in the afternoon. 

Anyhow, I should tell you about the drive. Quite exciting for Wildlife Enthusiasts + all Wanderlusters alike. Leaving Longreach you’ll see Kangaroos, Emus and Eagles (I made my partner pull over to the side road a fair bit just to get that perfect shot๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ“ธ)

You will head inland yet again however trust you are heading towards the coast of Rockhampton.  Now remembering that Rockhampton will only be a super quick pit-stop to stretch the legs and grab something to eat. It’s then back on the road to Emerald. Great place to stay is Kin Kora Village Caravan Park, just be careful which spot you pick for your unpowered tent site … my partner was eager to choose the spot this time and this is how it went down ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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The spot chosen was right in the path of the plane takeoff and landing strip ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™ˆ

Anyhow we did some Grocery Shopping in town this morning and off we went via Agnes Waters and Seventeen Seventy to Bundaberg!

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#RoadtripAroundOz | Marree to Birdsville via Birdsville Track

If you think you have experienced the incredible landscape, road and weather conditions of the Australian Outback think again.

Our Roadtrip takes Us from Marree up North just over the South Australian – Queensland border to Birdsville. 

 Let me explain to you that this 520km track (i drove all the way except the big puddles where we swapped drivers ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ“ธ) needs a lot of preparation, physical health, knowledge on road conditions and potentially even someone who has done this trip before. 

The terrain can include anything from rain and heat, water over road to flooding to sections of pure gravel & rock and even sand pits so care when driving is advised. 

Once we arrived in Birdsville it was straight for the Caravan Park (you can not miss it as there is only one in town), set up of the tent and off to the pub for dinner. At the Pub it was Roast with Vegetables as the only item listed on the Menu but my goodness was it delicious plus every possible “Tom, Bob and Billy” was there so it was absolutely incredible to mingle with other travelers and locals alike. 

Time for some rest now.

BLG x

#RoadtripAroundOz | Via Hahndorf, Adelaide and Port Augusta, S.A.

Having had not much luck with the weather ever since we started our trip especially the blackout in the entire state, we drove through the German town of Hahndorf just for a quick look around, bypassing Adelaide and heading straight for Port Augusta.
While the drive was rather somewhat slow and steady it gave Us time for some brain riddles and jokes while I started working on my next post of #RoadtripAroundOz

We arrived at Port Augusta in the early afternoon and soon decided o stay the night at Foreshore Caravan Park. Personally, I would count this town best for a stop-over and not exactly the nicest of holiday places to stay at. 

Apologies for anyone thinking otherwise but it’s a personally point of view here.

As I mentioned earlier we didn’t have the best of forecasts, Port Augusta was not very cooperative either in this matter:

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We decided against staying in the tent and opted for a budget cabin instead. It was soon time to catch up on the News and off to bed for our journey to continue the next morning.

Good Night + until the morning,

BLG x

#RoadtripAroundOZ | Robe, SA

Hi Y’All, how we all traveling?

It’s time to start the next leg of your trip rather early however before you start the engine and go, head into down and get takeaway from Cafe Bahloo. They make the greatest Hot Chocolates and Vanilla Lattes (don’t forget to also grab their Custard Apple Muffin!!๐Ÿ˜ YUM!) Before leaving & If you want to you could also check out Portlands Maritime Museum, it is located  inside the Information Centre. Check it out for some insight into the history and it is perfect for the kids too.

Time now to hit the road. 
This part of your journey to Robe will take a little bit off the coastal scenery and more inland, you’ll see lush green grass, dairy cattle and lots of sheep ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป and it will take you the South Australian- Victorian Border, how exciting! Please make sure you follow ALL instructions for quarantine in terms of food related items. 

Once arriving in Robe you will see that it is a small fishing town on the Limestone Coast of Australia.


 However, even though it’s small it has lots to offer: 

For the blokes or anyone over the legal drinking age of 18 try out Robe Town Brewery for some beers crafted 100% naturally using traditional and ancient technics!๐Ÿป๐Ÿบ Prost!

Ladies, lets chit chat at Boutique Coffee Roasting House – Mahalia, a cute little cafe just off the Main Street nicely tucked away down Flint Street. โ˜•๏ธ

And for the kids it’s time to explore the wonderful Marine animals that live in our oceans. For this experience head to the Sealife Centre at Robe. Gummy shark, Lobster, Crab, Nemo + Seahorses are just some of the animals that call this place home. It certainly is worth to check out! 

For any other resting spots or perfect spots for lunch head down to the coast across from the Information Centre. Picnic tables and an amenities block is all you need. Time to take in the views and breathe in the fresh sea air.

Thank You Robe for having Us! It’s now off to Adelaide, South Australia’s capital and beyond.  

Stay tuned subscribe + follow our Instagram account for more.

Everyone stay safe + save travels.

BLG x 

#RoadtripAroundOz | Torquay, Victoria

Hi Y’All,

Finally are We able to give you a bit of an insight into our trip from Melbourne to Torquay and beyond.
This trip will take Us across four states over the period of four incredible weeks, so please join Us on our journey by subscribing and it won’t take long before the wanderlust strikes you.

Torquay, a beautiful beachside surfer town just past Geelong on the Bay. We arrive at Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park, which offers various sites for caravans and camping (campers beware: this park does not offer unpowered tent sites!) and sits just opposite the beach.



For those wanting to catch the sunrise, a morning swim or surf go right ahead. The caravan park has great amenities blocks with showers, camp kitchen with free wifi and is close to the Main Street.

Start Exploring + Stay Safe on your journey. For those wanting to follow our journey please subscribe. That’s it so far from BLG xox 

Thank you Torquay and Hello Princetown!! ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿš—๐ŸŒŽโ˜€๏ธ

A Walk at Alowyn Gardens

When life gets too hectic, take a step back and enjoy the beautiful magnificent manicured parterre gardens at Alowyn Gardens, Yarra Glen.

Not far from neighbouring towns of Healesville, Tarrawarra and Dixons Creek. Multiple wineries can be found along the way also, including the prestigious Balgownie Estate. #drinkup

Located along the Melba Hwy, Alowyn offers charm, beauty and nature. From stunning solar operated fountain to beautiful garden beds for edible foods, berries and a large display of ornaments.

#raspberriesย  #strawberriesย  #blueberriesย  #boysenberries

It was such a beautiful day We spent there together, I feel so happy to have had my incredible boyfriend there with me to take in all the stunning nature there. The most special moment in my heart was when We took a walk through the Wisteria Archway towards the fountain …it was magical!

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For anyone reading this, I definitely recommend a visit to Alowyn, with kids or without it will be your most amazing day.

BLG. x