Road Trip Day 2 – Corowa to Melbourne   Leave a comment

Friday, 27 December, 2013

400+20km on the bike into my Melbourne/Sydney road trip and I’m still in the border town of Corowa.

Years ago when the state of Victoria had banned gambling, NSW border towns like this one did a roaring trade when they built these massive clubs where the good people from Melbourne could spend the weekend feeding the pokies with their hard earned cash. The RSL I went too last is a fine example of this, a huge club for a town on 4k people!

Broke camp this morning and after packing the car up, I went on a ride around the many bike trails they’ve created up and down the Murray River. There were hundreds of people camping along the river banks and most them seemed to have a boat with them. After a swim in the campsite pool, I’ve come into town to grab something to eat before heading back on the road again…

693+29 km into my Melbourne/Sydney road trip and I’ve arrived in St Kilda, Melbourne which will be my base for the next couple of nights. A bit of a slog down the Hume Highway from Corowa with only a couple comfort breaks to ease the boredom. Mind you, listening to the English put it up the Aussies in the cricket helped! Roll on tomorrow at the MCG.

Posted December 27, 2013 by yermandownunder in Observations, Out and about, Travels

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