Monday, August 13, 2018


feeling on top of the rock @ The Mansfields Chalet 

the precious time together @ Mt. Buffalo 2018 

Lake Catani on the west side of sawmill where the milling of timber for construction of the Mt. Buffalo Chalet was carried out.

the picnic area ...its windy and cold to sit around here now. 

Mt Buffalo is also one of the skiing resort in Melbourne and you can see the bare patch on the slope where track will be covered with snow during winter.

photo taken from The Dingo Dell Cafe.
The proprietor was so friendly and took the trouble to show and explain to us the winter sports that will take place  on the slope outside..

in winter the slopes will be snow covered and you can  do skiing and tobaggan-sliding.

suddenly the sky was overcast...... a bit errie as we drove along ....

but it turn sunny again as we drove further up .. The Catheral Saddle.

Here the winter vegetation of Alpine Ash trees and snow gum forest.. 

the "Horn"?

the Horn is the highest point in Mt. Buffalo at 1723 metres. 

great Monolith rocks around the Mt. Buffalo Gorge...

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The Gorge Day Visitor centre 

perched on the edge of Mt. Buffalo Gorge and my legs were shaking as I go near the lookout point..

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sheer granite cliffs 

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the Ovens valley below 

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rock-climbing is popular here.... 
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located just across the road from the lookout points. 

closed for renovations 

the Grande Old Dame of Victoris Alphine region built in 1910, it was Australian first ski resort.  

After roaming around the chalet, its time to move on 

Milawa Cheese Company.... 

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This is the open terrace.. 
inside the shop

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The tasting counter ....

our cheese platter for lunch with a bottle of wine. 

crusty bread 

great place to relax and enjoy the cheese...

After buying some cheeses we were on the way home...

Biskie, you are hungry? 


  1. The panoramic view is beautiful and relaxing. Mother nature is wonderful. I wonder why we don;t have much views like this here.