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Remembering our recent day trip to the Shipwreck Coast.... these natural attractions are currently closed. It must have been so surreal to be the tourists left stranded on London Bridge (now called London Arch) when the inner arch collapsed... 😮 Follow us for more beautiful pictures from the Otways!
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Top photo today, bottom photo taken in March. Just a BIT more water. 😆 ...

Stevenson’s falls with a lot of extra water going over her today! Follow us for more beautiful pictures from the Otways!
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I just wanted that moment of blissful ignorance to last a bit longer... I deliberately left home before the announcement, didn’t check my phone, and when I got home 70km later, I didn’t check anything till I’d had a shower and some food. But reality had to be faced eventually! Stage 3 and return to remote learning here in regional Vic. Still it was good to get in a good long ride away from home before the beautiful weather and freedom disappears this week. Feeling for those in Stage 4, it’s going to be rough. Hang in there! #gravelgrind #otwaysgravelgrind #otwaysgravel ...

Sneaky trips down to Marengo/Apollo Bay have happened about once a week for the last year. I’ll miss these views if we end up with more restrictions tomorrow so we enjoyed it while we could... sigh... ...

As hubby quipped “looks like it’s time to clean the gutters...” 😉 looking forward to sharing more from this very special waterfall soon...
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Tonight we are exploring our backyard and staying at @tarndie in the Farmer’s Cottage. Tarndie is part of the Otway Harvest Trail for wool and fibre, as well as accommodation. Tarndwarncoort Homestead is home to Australia’s first breed of sheep, Polwarth, and the larger homestead was established 1840 and is still owned by the Dennis family today. For fibre artists, Tarndie has an online shop where you can buy the wool produced here in different formats such as tops, skeins and yarn. A free sample card of yarn is also available to help you choose! Follow us for more beautiful pictures from the Otways!
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Section from yesterday’s ride testing out the Timewarp setting on the GoPro. I took Roadknight Creek Rd out of Forrest, then dropped down Bridge Rd and onto Lardner’s Track into Gellibrand. Lardner’s track runs alongside Gellibrand River and it’s a beautiful ride! #gravelgrind #otwaysgravelgrind ...

When the ride doesn’t quite go to plan, enjoy the views and make a plan b. My plan b involved riding to the closest town to find phone signal, then use Facebook to find one of the school mum’s who lives there so I could hang out somewhere warm before my family could come collect me! Grateful for a warm spot on the couch and a chat over a hot drink, and my hubby who came to my rescue when I knew I couldn’t make it back before dark.
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Loch Ard Gorge, no filter, just gorgeous Winter sunshine. 😍 If you’re in regional Vic, get out and explore our beautiful backyard! You might even get the place to yourself at the moment 😉 Forrest really is the perfect base from which to explore the Otways and the Great Ocean Road without the busyness of staying in a coastal town.

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Is this Winter? 😍 Today was the perfect opportunity to revisit the Shipwreck coast while there are few sightseers and plenty of carparks. The #12apostles are just 1:15mins from Forrest via a scenic Otways drive.
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Another delicious meal from @yeowarrahill! Can definitely recommend the roast pork meal on Wednesdays followed by raspberry spiked brownies and cream! ...

Riding bikes... great exercise, great scenery, great adventures. Stay in Forrest and explore the gravel, road and singletrack on offer. Follow us for more beautiful pictures from the Otways!
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This little Eastern Spinebill is often flitting in the fuschia along the verandah while I clean the guest suites. I think it’s becoming more accustomed to me and it doesn’t immediately fly away anymore! Such a sweet bird #birdwatching

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Wonderful shot capturing the beauty that is Lake Elizabeth! ...

50km of sweet gravel from Forrest across to Mt Sabine and then Wild Dog Rd all the way down to the coast to Apollo Bay. #gravelgrind #chickswhoridebikes ...

Feeling sorry for our family and friends back in Melbourne.... and also for our guests who can no longer come at this time! We are still open and happy to receive guests who are not subject to lockdown. Book with confidence knowing that you will receive a full refund if you need to cancel due to further lockdown restrictions or illness.
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