Wednesday, October 12

Lake Wendouree

Historically, Lake Wendouree has been a popular spot for boating for years, and was even home to the 1956 Olympic rowing events. However, this ceased for many years as the lake remained completely dry due to the drought. And indeed, a dry bed of grass is all I could see of the "lake" the first time I visited Ballarat in 2007. Fortunately, the cold rainy weather we endured for many months in 2010 meant that by this year, the lake has filled again to its original levels... (read more)

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