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Lakes along coast of the Western District,Victoria, Australia

Lakes along coast of the Western District,Victoria, Australia

Ord River Dam, Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, Kimberley region, Western Australia   - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Ord River Dam, Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, Kimberley region, Western Australia

Pelicans admiring the view over Lake Albert, Meningie, a town in South Australia near The Coorong National Park

Pelicans admiring the view over Lake Albert, Meningie, a town in South Australia near The Coorong National Park

Balnagowan, Colac, was built on the shores of Lake Colac in 1892 for grazier Alexander Fraser Ross, who named it after a Scottish castle of the Ross Clan. An impressive homestead with Queen Anne and Elizabethan elements, it served as a gentleman’s country residence. Mr Ross brought guests by train from Melbourne to his grand house for holidays and parties, particularly in the warmer weather. After a few ownership changes, Balnagowan became a private hospital from 1952-64 and then a reception…

Balnagowan, Colac, was built on the shores of Lake Colac in 1892 for grazier…

Ledcourt Homestead, Ledcourt (230km NW of Melbourne), is the oldest pastoral residence in the region. Built 1846-50, prob by J. Carfrae, of sandstone in Colonial Georgian style. With dramatic views to the Grampians, it was sketched by Lt Gov La Trobe, visiting in 1850, and described by Marcus Clarke in 1866 as a "fearfully rocky mountainous spot surrounded by magnificent scenery." Italianate additions made by architect G.C. Inskip in 1875. Remains largely unaltered and in good condition.

Ledcourt Homestead, Ledcourt (230km NW of Melbourne), is the oldest pastoral residence in the region. Built 1846-50, prob by J. Carfrae, of sandstone in Colonial Georgian style. With dramatic views to the Grampians, it was sketched by Lt Gov La Trobe, visiting in 1850, and described by Marcus Clarke in 1866 as a "fearfully rocky mountainous spot surrounded by magnificent scenery." Italianate additions made by architect G.C. Inskip in 1875. Remains largely unaltered and in good condition.

High Street, Eaglehawk - Victoria, Australia. Year : 1875 Image courtesy of Museum Victoria

Year : 1875 Image courtesy of Museum Victoria. My would have walked these streets.

The Buccaneer Archipelago from the air. A group of islands off the coast of Western Australia near the town of Derby in the Kimberley region.

The Buccaneer Archipelago from the air. A group of islands off the coast of Western Australia near the town of Derby in the Kimberley region.

Chocolyn Homestead, Camperdown. In 1842 William Adeney took over 5,948 acres, part of the Purrumbete run, from the Manifold brothers and named it Chocolyn, probably after the local Aboriginal word 'chukkaelang' meaning feast. On a low rise overlooking the

In 1842 William Adeney took over acres, part of the Purrumbete run, from the Manifold brothers and named it Chocolyn, probably after the local Aboriginal word 'chukkaelang' meaning feast. On a low rise overlooking the

Buckley Falls Geelong, Higthon, Victoria, Australia

Buckley Falls Geelong, Higthon, Victoria, Australia

Meenyan Trestle Bridge, Gippsland, Australia

old Meeniyan Trestle Bridge, Gippsland, Australia.This picture does make it look amazing

Ancient seabed in the centre of Australia's outback. Near Uluru (Ayers Rock), NT.

Ancient seabed in the centre of Australia's outback. Near Uluru (Ayers Rock), NT.