A scenic drive around the Grampians and a hot chocolate from Livefast, Halls Gap, Australia

If you only have one day to visit the Grampians, you can still get a lot out of it, as we did, with the following driving tour. Because of the time available, and our car full of little ones, we weren’t able to go out and do the long walks that are obviously a must when visiting the Grampians, but we sill had a fantastic drive. We started at Mokanger Farm Cottages where we stayed the night. Highly recommended (and of course make sure that you book dinner at the delicious Royal Mail Hotel in nearby Dunkeld). Head East along [...]

2017-01-04T22:41:02+00:00August 2nd, 2016|AUSTRALASIA, Australia, Grampians, Victoria|

Aboriginal Culture and a Hot Chocolate at Brambuk Cultural Centre, Halls Gap, Australia

Right in the heart of Halls Gap is the Brambuk Cultural Centre. Whether you are a cultural centre kind of person or not, it is worth a stop. The Centre acts as an information centre for the Grampians National Park, but it is primarily a celebration of the Aboriginal communities of south-western Victoria. In the 1980’s, Aboriginal communities from the area came together to build a place where their unique culture could be preserved and promoted. The Centre opened 10 years later. It remains to this day owned and operated by Aboriginal people. Everything about the building is tied to [...]

2017-01-04T22:41:02+00:00July 25th, 2016|AUSTRALASIA, Australia, Grampians, Victoria|