Category Archives: Mornington Peninsula

Our Final Aussie Days

Donning heavy coats and gloves before going out has me reminiscing our final days in Australia.  We took our final trip down the Mornington Peninsula.  Alone on gorgeous beaches in Portsea (barely warm enough for swimsuits) we took our last steps in rock … Continue reading

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An August Spring

We welcome spring in Melbourne. With temps in the 60s, spring has finally arrived and not a moment too soon.  These beautiful weekends beckon us, once again, down the Mornington Peninsula.  Spring beach finds at Sorrento Back Beach and pinot noir at Paringa Winery make up a perfect … Continue reading

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Cape Schanck

When visitors are in town (cousins from California in my case) you want to go somewhere new and different, somewhere off the beaten path, somewhere a local Aussie would possibly take visiting friends to escape the droves of downtown tourists.  We tested our … Continue reading

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Mornington Peninsula: Maze n’ Wine

The Mornington Peninsula is only about an hour’s drive south from Melbourne and has lots of beaches, wildlife, outdoor activities and its own wine region.  We had a day to explore the area over our long weekend celebrating the Queen’s 85th … Continue reading

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