Driving between Canberra and Melbourne, we stopped off at Chiltern, Victoria, a small historic town built on its gold-mining history and distinguished by its carefully preserved buildings and streetscapes.
I played with the nostalgic look of the town with these photos. I love the lines, shapes and shadows. And, yes, I have got a thing about doors.
|I posted some of my Christmas letters from this post box, so I hope it still works!|
And now for something completely different... Glenrowan. Once a quiet little hamlet and a stopover point, the town became (in)famous after bushranger Ned Kelly made his last stand here and was captured in 1880 after a siege and shootout with police.
The freedom fighter/ murdering thief (depending on your viewpoint) is celebrated with a range of tacky statues and gift-ware. If you want Ned Kelly keyrings, coasters and pens, Glenrowan is the the town for you.
|While this sign is totally irrelevant, but I liked it, for obvious reasons...|