- Bob Padula
- Mont Albert (Melbourne), Victoria, Australia
- I am a Chartered Professional Engineer, providing specialized consultancy services in International Broadcasting Engineering. I am a graduate of Royal Melbourne Instiutute of Technology.and hold the rank of Member, Institution of Engineers Australia . I am a recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for Services to Shortwave Radio..
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Wurundjeri Trail - Blackburn South.
These pix were taken on February 15 2013 on a 3 km hike along the Wurundjeri Trail, in Blackburn South.
The local Wurundjeri family of Kulin Kooris lived around this area and the upper reaches of the Yarra River until the mid-19th century.
The Trail passes through remnant bushland, next to a creek, on land which was used for orchards prior to residential development in the 1950s. At that time, most of Blackburn and nearby suburbs were orchards or farms.
There are Wetlands and Lagoons in the Reserve.
The former usage of the land has its legacy in the name Orchard Grove, at the eastern end of the Trail.
The Trail is reached from Middleborough Rd, then Fulto Rd.
Click here to see all of the Photos of my visit!