Monthly Archives: November 2017

Ending Our Silo Tour Along the Murray River

We headed home from our overnight stay, and wonderful dinner, in Mildura planning to take a couple of days to meander along the Murray Valley Highway through Swan Hill and Echuca. The Murray isĀ Australia’s longest river, at 2,508 kilometres in length. It rises in the Australian Alps, and drains the western side of Australia’s highest […]

Silos Tour – Part Two

Heading north from Warracknabeal, we first stopped at the little town of Brim. I have a friend who plays senior cricket and one of his compatriots is the owner of the Brim General Store. Wavel MacPherson is over eighty years age and plays in a national over-seventies cricket competition. I found him in his office […]

Silos Tour – Part One

Today, we started our real tour of the silos. We began our day with n extended look around the town of Stawell and then visited the silos at Rupunyap, Sheep Hills and Brim. We are staying overnight in Warracknabeal. Before leaving Stawell, we stopped in the main street to see if we could find the […]

Beginning Our Silo Art Trail Tour

We are taking this week off to visit half a dozen tiny entrepreneurial towns in the Wimmera and Mallee Regions of Western Victoria that have decorated their old grain silos with murals to form a giant outdoor art gallery. We will combine our visit into a circular tour that includes the Grampians the Murray River […]