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Hanging Rock

This is a long overdue post from our school holidays in April. During one of our “days off” (ie, a day Ella is in daycare) we decided to do something as a foursome, as we knew it would probably be our last chance to do so before the baby came along.

Our original plan was to cycle the Capital City Trail, which Andy and I did a year ago and found it a great way to see the city. We borrowed our neighbour’s bike for my mom to ride, but when Andy was pumping up the tires one of them blew, so unfortunately we had to come up with Plan B: a day trip to the Macedon Ranges and Hanging Rock.

Hanging Rock is a volcanic formation and sacred Aboriginal site. It’s best known for a the fictitious event portrayed in the movie (and novel) Picnic at Hanging Rock. I’ve never seen it but feel I should, as it is a pretty famous and iconic Australian film. Coincidentally, there is a remake of the movie out now, which we definitely need to watch!

It’s about an hour drive from our place in Melbourne, so an …

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