Time for one last look at our circumnavigation of Australia. Next week is dedicated to the beauty of El Paso desert flowers and a spectacular sunset as seen from our backyard. Two weeks hence begins a series circumnavigating New Zealand — another series two years in the making. Until then, here are today’s Fun Photo Friday grand finale of Yarra Valley favorites:
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This week and next Fun Photo Friday I’ll be presenting favorites of both Puffing Billy (hope you’re not sick of that yet) and Yarra Valley:
After our Puffing Billy arrival into Belgrave Railway Station it was time to disembark and take a short stroll to our awaiting transportation into Australia’s Yarra Valley. As we exited the station, the lovely old vintage post “receiving pillar” below caught my eye. Note the nifty little brass “hand” handle near the bottom for opening it:
And off we went. Along the way into the Yarra Valley (official Tourism Australia guide link here) we passed several vineyards. The one you see pictured below is from a winery I’ll present to you next week:
Our first stop on this segment of the trip was to a chocolate shop which I will present to you on Wednesday. From that shop’s grounds we got some beautiful scenes of the surrounding vineyards and orchards.
On Wednesday we’re going to explore the chocolate shop from which these photos were taken. Until then, I’ll just leave you with this bit of colorful statuary outside: