Roaming Down Under


List of pages on this website in the "Towns" category

A taste of Currie, King Island
The main town on King Island, with a harbour, a foodless restaurant and a great bakery
Why visit Waratah?
A distinctive Tasmanian town on a plateau next to wilderness
Reasons to stay in Richmond, Tasmania
A charming small town with a good bakery, close enough to use as a base to explore Hobart
Omeo - history in the high country
A high country gold-rush town in Victoria, surrounded by mountains and scenic drives
Back to Yackandandah
A small historic town in northeastern Victoria; a charming base for exploring the region
Dalgety - almost a capital city
A small historic town on the Snowy River which nearly became Australia’s national capital
Tranquillity in Thredbo?
Thredbo - bustling in summer and winter, but a tranquil mountain village in the off season
St Arnaud
A lakeside village in the beech forest and mountains of the Nelson Lakes National Park
The coldest town in New Zealand
A trip to Ophir in Central Otago to see why it has experienced New Zealand's lowest temperatures
St Bathans: ghost town with a non-human tour guide
A remote NZ gold mining town whose population has dwindled to 7 people and a dog