Continuing the A-Z of Australian country towns with attendant haiku, today is the letter V.
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Violet Town is an active community that draws on the talents of the community. It started life as a stop on the arduous journey between Melbourne and Sydney in the middle of the 19th century. It’s still a good spot to take a break even though the highways of today make travel so much easier.
Located on the bay of the same name, Venus Bay is an idyllic spot in southern Gippsland in Victoria. The usually small population is overtaken in holiday season as anglers, surfers and families escape from Melbourne for a break.
Violet Town sign –
sample local genius
Michael Leunig style.
Venus Bay choices:
fishing, swimming, or surfing.
Lotus eating time.