Birdum

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Birdum is a town that no longer exists! In an attempt to build a railway line from Darwin to Adelaide back in the good ol days it’s fair to say that the money  ran dry and it never made it all the way, there was a big gap in the middle. By the time they were around to getting it …

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Exploring the Old Geelong Gaol

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Murders,hangings,daring escapes and ghostly stories…… Why not come and visit the Old Geelong Gaol, it’s a Hell-hole” as referred to by the late Chopper Reid or was it like”a Seaside Resort” as mentioned by the Geelong Advertiser back in 1902. Which ever way you look at it,this joint is steeped with history and worth a wander through. Rug up though …

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Exploring Glenloth Hall, Victoria

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Glenloth  Hall…..a small part of what’s left of the town called Glenloth ,on a back road to Charlton. We stopped at this Hall ,as it grabbed out attention while driving past. Not much in this town now ,that once was most likely a busy place with the grain silo rail head that’s still standing but unused. If you didn’t already …

holidayroad@y7mail.comExploring Glenloth Hall, Victoria

The Min Min Light and the Min Min Hotel, Outback Australia.

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Have you ever heard someone mention the Min Min light? An eerie unexplained light that appears from nowhere………… Min Min is an Aboriginal word (for what no one is absolutely sure) But this light was not named by Aboriginals,according to legend it was named after the Min Min Hotel. However there is some doubt as to whether the light was …

holidayroad@y7mail.comThe Min Min Light and the Min Min Hotel, Outback Australia.

Abandoned Alantis Marine Park, W.A.

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North of Perth in a little place called Two Rocks,perched up on a hill overlooking the ocean, sits King Neptune……..guardian of Atlantis,but now former guardian of the once very popular Marine/Water Park……..called “Atlantis Marine Park” King Neptune isn’t  quite the same as what he was in his former glory back in the 80’s , he’s now sporting painted finger nails …

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Marlborough/Sarina Rd,also known as the “Horror Stretch”

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Years ago the Marlborough/ Sarina road was the only  hwy between Rockhampton and Sarina,it was branded the ” Horror Stretch” because of the many fatalities including murders during a period of time. Another name that was used was “The Crystal Highway” named that because the amount of windscreen’s that would end up smashed. In 1985 the Bruce Hwy between Sarina …

holidayroad@y7mail.comMarlborough/Sarina Rd,also known as the “Horror Stretch”