A to Z Guide to Happiness

Two cute dogs, Bella the Westie and Ollie the Papillon, show you how to be happy and bring happiness wherever you are, by following their paw steps with their friends and family.
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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Daily Digest of our Delicious Deambulations (number 6)

Welcome to another instalment of our summer vacation diary.
For those who are just joining in, we are at Skenes Creek, on the Great Ocean Road.
The Great Ocean Road is a 243-kilometre (151 mile) stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Warrnambool. The road was built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932, and is the world's largest war memorial; dedicated to casualties of World War I.

Point A on the map is where we live (Cheltenham), point B is Skenes Creeks :

Our rental house is in Surf Avenue, which is a good name because there is some great surf.

Skenes Creek is near Apollo Bay; it was named by Captain Loutit in 1845 when he sheltered his vessel, the Apollo, here from a storm. 

We went to the Apollo bay market :

The most popular stall was this one : when this man pedals on his bike, it operates a blender which makes smoothies - that's very ecological isn't it ?

There are some great statues made by a local artist (there are lots of artists here)

After dinner we went to the beach; we can only go there before 9 am and after 7 pm, although my family saw that many people don't respect this rule, and what's worse, many people don't clean up after their dogs, so our sister Anais always carries extra plastic bags to clean up after other people's dogs.

The surf fishing is great :

There are lots of things to see and sniff in the rock pools :

We go there in the mornings too :

What a fantastic life !

Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.

Take care my friends and have a great week-end !


Diana Chiew said...

What a great vacation place! We have always wonder why there are still dog owners who don't clean up after their dogs. We thought that it is only happening here where we live but looks like irresponsible dog owners are all over the world!

Have more fun days on your summer vacation!

Anonymous said...

Oh such a Grrrrreat vacation!

woo woos, tessa

Unknown said...

Looks like a wonderful spot for a vacation!! And you and Ollie look like you are having the bestest time ever!!!


Flo de Sendai said...

Ah les vacances d'ete....ca fait rever, ici !
Nous sommes sous la neige ici au nord du Japon...

Two French Bulldogs said...

Beautiful. It sure looks like you guys had a wonderful time
Benny & Lily

Unknown said...

It is a fantastic place that both of you and your family visited! What a lovely holiday you have had!

♥I am Holly♥ said...

What a wonderful place!!! It looks fantastic and we are so happy for you!! Lots of love, Holly and mom

the booker man said...

oh, wow! ya'll are havin' a grrreat summer vaca! that beach is pretty and looks like lots of funsies to explore with the rocks 'n stuff. did you get to have a smoothie from the bike dude? heehee!

the booker man

Molly the Airedale said...

What a great vacation you're having! When we go to Nantucket, we stay near the beach called Surfside!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

FANCY the Red Standard Poodle said...

Wow! What a great place!

Glad y'all are havin' a wonderful life!

Hawk aka BrownDog

Oskar said...

I am very jealous of your vacation, but so happy that you are sharing it with us.

Your girl is so good to clean up after those inconsiderate people!

Nubbin wiggles,

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