Benalla gardens Victoria

We are en route from Bellingen to Tasmania for our summer adventures. It’s been hot and windy through Victoria. I’m flying between joy and anxiety as the trip begins.
We’ve found a new swimming respite in Wangaratta by Ovens River then explored Benalla for a camp. The official camp (470 in the free camps Australia book)is dusty and depressing today so we head into town to a promising green patch by the river. Locals are fishing carp out of the Benalla lake.
We are relieved by the green promenade of the Benalla gardens. Soft grass and immense rose gardens of beauty scent and vibrancy. Roses and succulents rule the plantings. A great surprise and delight for me.
The playground is a great combination of retro equipment of the type removed from other places (a real seesaw with no handles, exclaims L) and newer framework. Lily finds a tree to climb and all is well.

4 thoughts on “Benalla gardens Victoria

  1. Hello Rosalind, it is just beautiful to see your blog.
    I love how you live..very inspiring for me.
    Hope to catch up somewhen in mainland and would like to learn more weaving.
    We are still in Tassie and enjoy this beautiful island.
    Take care and see you soon
    Ganz liebi Gruess von Asuka, Ralf and Momo..met you at Bay of Fires

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