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Echuca – Victoria – Australia – Home of “All the Rivers Run”
In April this year (2018) I was traveling through the township of Echuca in Central Victoria.
To my astonishment I came across an intriguing town steeped in Australian Colonial History.
Echuca is the staging point for the development of Australia’s trade routes along the Murray Darling River System and was instrumental in the success of Australian agriculture and the burgeoning colony.
Paddle Steamers were the life blood of the trade routes along the River and forged many hundreds of miles upstream into the heart of Australia bringing much needed supplies to the rural out reaches and transporting essential agricultural commodities to the towns and cities along the rivers and beyond.
Echuca was the backdrop for the popular 1983 Crawford Production mini series “All the Rivers Run” starring acclaimed Australian actors John Waters and Sigrid Thornton.
The Echuca Visitor Information Centre and Museum is a must see and an original vintage Paddle Steamer ride along the Murray River from the Port of Echuca will seal this historic experience in your memory for years to come.
Also don’t forget to take the Museum’s guided tour. Not only are the guides informative and you will learn a great deal more about the history of Echuca than wandering through the town by yourself, but they are very entertaining into the bargain.
The Team @ Platypus Paparazzi Photography
25th April 2018
just letting you know these images are virtually straight of the camera with minimal editing and some cropping. They are also web optimised images so are not full resolution.
This means the image quality is slightly degraded compared to the original full resolution file. This file resizing is necessary for uploading the images to the web and to maximise the web page loading speed.
If there are any photos you would particularly like to print from please let me know and will organise an edited file for you in full resolution.
I really hope you enjoy this album.
Platypus Paparazzi Photography – 2018.