Skip to main content

Sovereign Hill In The 1850s

From Lake Wendouree, it was just a few minutes drive to the Sovereign Hill, the highlight of our third day's tour. Aaron told me that this is highly recommended by his friend and true enough, my kids enjoyed themselves here.

Sovereign Hill is a tourist attraction, this place is set up like stepping back in time to the year 1850s. From the hustle and bustle of Main Street where costumed ladies and gents parade their new-found wealth, to the excitement of the Red Hill Gully Diggings where visitors pan for real gold and it's 'finders keepers'!
Our tour guide cum bus driver explaining to us how to go and what to see... :)
At the entrance to the place set in the 1850s... 
Like Twilight Zone, going back to the cowboy days!
Heeehawwww.... the carriage is coming.... please step back!
Cowboy town with costumed ladies...
The maiden ladies awaiting....
Inside one of the "shopping shops.... "
 Half modernized Cowboy!
ooppsss...definitely not for girls...
Mr. and Mrs. Walker... cos they walked around, I called them this name... LOL...
Inside one of the country homes.... 
 Soon the school bell rang... it was time to attend lessons!
Classroom and the students in the 1850s....
Student answering a question given by one of the teachers... 
My kids were fascinated by these and felt like sitting beside them.... LOL...
It was just like in the movies.... 

They get to know them better during their "recess time" though...
Cheeky and playful too!
My kids enjoyed coming by this place.. something new to them....

Comments

  1. wah, 1850s?? that is more than 160 years ago, and the place looks like so developed like 1950s woh.. nice to see something different huh?? :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Handsome cowboy! You did not dress up like them too?

    ReplyDelete
  3. Really it was like seen in the movies. Half modernized cowboy looks good.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Looks very wild wild west here. They never posed as Cowboys ?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. A peaceful village, no cowboys and red indians... :)

      Delete
  5. Did you all pan for gold? Found any? The children in the classroom are all actors?

    ReplyDelete
  6. Looks like your children enjoyed this trip very much. How about you?

    ReplyDelete
  7. Mana gold nuggets for me? Not the ones from toilet ah

    ReplyDelete
  8. It's awesome to go back in time. Surely the kids will enjoy them. We will love it too.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Interesting for them... especially digging the gold.. haha..

      Delete
  9. Wow, such a nice place, I always only get to see views like these in books...but don't know that's an interesting almost same like it!!! =]

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I was astonished too.. good to attract tourists this way...

      Delete
  10. Such an interesting tourist spot that I will want to visit the next time I go again..hehhe

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Ling, you should go again.. Melbourne is not very far actually. :)

      Delete
  11. Wah i like this place weih! Very cowboy kinda feel, awesome! :D

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

Two Dishes One Soup Dinner

AUNTIE'S SIMPLE COOKING... for dinner on one evening.... Defrosted a piece of cod, my last piece in the freezer besides another few more pieces of other types of fish.  I think I consume the most fish this year, never bought so many types of fish before.  Maybe it is made easier for me this year cos of the online shopping at Gracious, cleaned, vacuumed and free delivery above RM50.   My last piece of cod.... A plate of greens called Yau Mak...  Not so sure what it is called in English And chicken herbal soup....  My complete meal for one evening....  As usual, I do not take much rice... Or perhaps I did not take rice at all for this meal....  LOL... 

A Short Stay At Fatima Hospital

TWELVE DAYS SINCE my last post.... I was admitted to the hospital last week for heart palpitations and was under observation for two nights.... Thank God all is well now....  And it is still all about food... this time from the hospital... LOL...  For breakfast 2 slices of bread... oats and milo.... I opted for porridge during one lunch.... And for dinner....  Wanton noodles for breakfast before I was discharged.... This was attached to my body to monitor the palpitations....  And the doctor whom I have chosen without recommendations... I saw the hospital profiles on the doctors  And I chose him because of his cheerful profile picture.... Yes, indeed he is what he looks... And I feel better after that... LOL... 

My White Elephant

WHITE ELEPHANT.... still laying on my table for two months I think....   My friend groomer is not free these days, my poor Labby badly needs her hair cut and leaving no choice, I ordered the grooming shaver online.  I thought it would be easy to install the shaver to the appliance and till today, I am still at my wits end on how it is fixed.  My friend gave me a tip... check out the Youtube, she said.  Yeah, how come I did not think of that.....  But till today, I have not even touched it and my poor furry member will have to wait till this Mama has her right mood to do it.   My own hair also badly needs a hair cut and with the high Covid cases each day, I guess I have to tolerate for another month with my unruly hair..... or perhaps I can make use of this clipper on myself before I use it on my furry member!  LOL.... Crazy me! Still standing nicely on the table....  Still looking at the gadgets.... and not doing anything about them... I am happy with this dish....  Better looking afte