Monthly Archives: September 2012

Gold country

The miners working and living environment was an unrelenting grind, which they endured in the hope of a better future.    They lived in simple shacks or tents similar to the one pictured. Cold winds are common in this part of … Continue reading

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Visit to Sovereign Hill

During a recent visit to Melbourne we made a trip to Sovereign Hill, an outdoor museum near the historic town of Ballarat, which tells the story of the Victorian Gold Fields of the    19th Century.    Ballarat, the largest provincial … Continue reading

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