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Jan 18, 2017 - Aysons Reserve (Rochester)

We were woken this morning to the sound of hundreds of corellas and galahs. The promised change had blown through about midnight so we had all managed to get quite a good night’s sleep. Once we got ourselves organised we took the dogs for a walk, then headed over to Uncle Bill and Aunty Rae’s place in Rochester. They had moved into the town from their farm since last time I had visited, so this was my first time to this house. As can be imagined by anyone who knows them, the garden is absolutely beautiful with lots of roses, dahlias and a...

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Jan 17, 2017 - Mt Franklin to Aysons Reserve (Rochester

We woke to the sound of birdsong, the occasional cry of a child and nothing else. This site has been one of the most peaceful we have stayed, I think because we were down in the crater and no sound from outside was able to penetrate the pine tree lined rim. Anyway, it was a lovely way to start a day. We took our time over breakfast and getting ourselves organised to hit the road, but were on our way by just after 10am. Our trip today saw us heading toward Rochester via Castlemaine, Bendigo and Elmore. Uncle Bill had recommended we look at...

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Dec 6, 2013 - Rochester

05/12 – 6/12–Rochester Heading back down south again. Don’t like staying in big towns if we can help it so we drove through Echuca to Rochester. We will have a look around Echuca tomorrow. In a caravan park again as the free or cheap camps that have water are few and far between in this area. This park is lovely and at $24 per night suits us. Rochester was the birth place of Sir Hubert Opperman who was a cycling legend. Crops, dairy and wineries surround the town. Echuca is another paddlesteamer town, there is a lot of redevelopment...

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