Torquay

Shopping in Torquay and travelling to Port Fairy

December 18, 2018

Torquay to Port Fairy Last minute shopping at the Surf Plaza, Torquay. All the major surf brands have shops here, BUT up Baines Court there are some surf seconds shops. This is where the thinking dog gets the real bargains. The folks particularly like Rip Curl Seconds and the Ghanda Factory outlet. Seems we’re always […]

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Torquay – getting ready for the Big Guy in red

December 17, 2018

 Torquay Wow so much has happened that I missed writing the Dog Blog for a couple of days! As I mentioned last time we had to double back to Torquay. It seems cousin Leo the Labrador and his family in Queensland were in imminent danger. Some guy in a Red Suit was going to come […]

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Torquay to Apollo Bay

December 6, 2018

Torquay to Apollo Bay  Down stairs rooms painted just in time for Rick to go back to work, so we’re back in the van and leaving Torquay, heading west. First detour is a drive through the Bells Beach Surfing Reserve with a mini stop at the car park to do a bit of Meet and […]

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Driving from Merimbula to Torquay, the home of surfing

December 3, 2018

Torquay, Victoria   Ah Torquay start of the Great Ocean Road – well not really- every dog knows the Great Ocean Road starts at the sign located at Eastern View, about 20 minutes West of Torquay. The Drive The eight-hour drive from Merimbula makes for a bored dog in the back of the campervan.  Stratford on […]

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