Went for a drive yesterday. Lunch in Orbost at our favourite “Chooky’s” – their egg and bacon rolls are fabulous and make a very satisfying lunch! We left Orbost and drove around to Cape Conran. We had not been in this area since the fires, and it is heartbreaking to see the damage. Fire must… Read More Cape conran
From my “Gorgeous Gippsland” site – a drive through more bushfire area. Makes one realise the extent of the devastation, it goes on for miles! See the blog post here : More Bushfire Area
Went for a drive today through some of the areas most affected by the recent bushfires. Our hearts go out to the many who have lost their homes and properties during this time. I have not shared any photos of your loss, but I have taken photos along the road, and I am astounded at… Read More Colors of a Bushfire – East Gippsland 2020
As though to remind us that fires are still burning, smoke has returned this morning. The camera does not show how thick the smoke is, or the smell.
For my friends who are not familiar with Australia, this map shows the extent of the fires in East Gippsland. The blue arrow shows where we are, and that we are for the moment safe, barring any major weather changes. Other areas have not benefited from the changed weather conditions and Evacuation orders are in… Read More The Scale of the Fires in East Gippsland
Bushfires remain out of control in East Gippsland, but we are not in immediate danger here, however we are maintaining a watch via the web and apps just to be sure there are no dramatic changes that may impact us. The blue circle are the two fires that are closest to us that are not… Read More Bush Fire Smoke near us today