Bendigo, Victoria: Bendigo to Melbourne via Woodend

The Village Larder and other shops in Woodend

The Village Larder and other shops in Woodend

Alex and I have spent the Easter long weekend in the charming Victorian country town of Bendigo, located 140km north-north-west of Melbourne.

We have had a great weekend and last night’s Blues Tram was great fun.

Today we will have breakfast in Bendigo before heading home to Melbourne via a brief stop in Woodend. Continue reading

Bendigo, Victoria: Easter Festival and the Shamrock Hotel

Bendigo Fountain at the intersection of Pall Mall and View

It is the morning of Good Friday, the first day of 4 days of a long, long weekend in Melbourne.

Alex and I are Departing Melbourne, and heading north-north-west to the country town of Bendigo for the Bendigo Easter Festival. Alex has booked us into the Fountain View Suites.

Once Alex booked the accommodation I jumped online and discovered a Blues Tram as part of the festivities going on in Bendigo.

We are booked on the tram for tomorrow night. Continue reading