Off to Bendigo - Australia Gold Fields, Grampians and Great Ocean Road plus The 7 Peaks - CycleBlaze

October 28, 2019

Off to Bendigo

We left Melbourne this afternoon for Bendigo which is the start point for the Goldfields ride beginning tomorrow.  We arrived about 4 PM giving us time to wander about before our first happy hour and dinner.  Not much else to say other than we are ready to

Ron and Deb our fearless leaders in their Aussie shirts conversing over something.
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The Shamrock Hotel our accommodation for tonight in Bendigo.
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A local fountain on the hill near the hotel.
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The dreaded magpies that will dive bomb you If near their territory with a nest.
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A view of Bendigo from the tower on the hill.
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The local cricket pitch.
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There is a very nice mosaic at the base of the tower representing the history of gold mining in the town. This one represents the gold atom.
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The local beer taps. I had the Great Northern lager.
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The pub in the hotel with some of the old photos from the gold mining era.
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The solution to magpie attacks, googlie eyes and zip ties. I am not sure about either.
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Gail JohnsonLovely, but not sure it is “you.”
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Hilary JaegerNot sure about the wide brimmed hat under the helmet either. I understand the need to protect against the sun, but I would find that hotter than blazes!
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