The forecast rain didn’t materialise, so we had a dry and sometimes sunny run through mainly treeless landscape reminiscent of our trip through the Dakotas in the US of A in 2010. Miles and miles of grassland with sheep and cattle in abundance.
Stopping at the little township of Cann River, taking in the community centre and Opp Shop. A popular stopping place for travellers, there was a lot of choices for lunch and we ended our visit at the Bakery with a freshly cooked bacon and egg roll each, sitting outside under a veranda for shade as by now it was sunny and 24°c.
A town of only around 200 inhabitantsOpposite the cafe this wooden church stood on the corner. https://www.churchesaustralia.org/list-of-churches/denominations/uniting-church-in-australia/directory/7990-st-john-the-evangelist-anglican-church-co-operating
Another journey break at the Nowa Nowa boat launch Just off the Princes Highway, to stretch our legs.
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port situated approximately 320 kilometres (200 mi) east of Melbourne, near a managed, artificial channel connecting the Gippsland Lakes to Bass Strait.
The township was originally named Cunninghame, the Post Office of opening on 5 February 1870. It was renamed Lakes Entrance on 1 January 1915.