Spring paddling

Spring paddling

The snow melts and rain falls on the tops of ancient mountains, the rivers surge with water slowly tumbling boulders down. Friends gather and float on the bubbling, turbulent water, seeking adventure and enjoyment as they glide between rocks and over drops, descending...
The Headwaters of the journey

The Headwaters of the journey

After an unintended intermission from my backyard to sea journey, I am now preparing to set out again. Paddling from my hometown of Yea to the ocean, meandering down the Yea, Goulburn, and Murray rivers. From the forested mountain catchment of Toolangi, the Yea river...
Birrarung – A kayaking adventure

Birrarung – A kayaking adventure

Birrarung – A Kayaking Adventure The Birrarung flows from the mountains of the Central Highlands that form the section of the Great Dividing Range in central Victoria. Commonly known as the Yarra River, the Birrarung, meaning ‘river of mists’ in the Woiwurrung...
In the Otways

In the Otways

In the Otways  Story by Alana Mountain, video by Leigh Redding Within Victoria, there is a place where the forest meets the sea. A never ending road snakes along the coastline of the Southern ocean, giant waves crashing in full view as you wind your way along the edge...