“A labour of love by Margaret and Peter Kurz, these unique mud-brick flats are something special. With an emphasis on recycling and eco-friendliness, there’s solar hot water and guests are encouraged to compost their kitchen scraps. Birds, lizards and possums can be hand-fed outside your door. The array of whimsical apartments are comfortable, well equipped […]
During the past week (end of June!), a young couple in one of the holiday flats complained about excessive rustling in their kitchen cupboard and accused me of harbouring mice. I conceded the possibility, especially as there are always a few field-mice about, but normally they don’t make much of a racket; they are discreet […]
English name: Ormer or Earshell; Japanese: Awabi; American: Abalone (from Spain.); New Zealand: Paua; Australian: Mutton fish. Species occurring in Victoria: Blacklipped Abalone (Haliotis ruber). Around the turn of the century a Chinaman, who lived on Gabo Island, is reputed to have first fished here for Abalone from a boat. He used a long pole […]
The following fascinating stories are mostly written by Adobe host Peter Kurz. Pygmy WombatsBusy Rodents The Possum One of the local forest folk Abalone The amazing “Mutton Fish” Things That Go Bump in the NightThe Antechinus BirdlifeA bird watcher’s paradise Minstrels in Mallacoota Bush chickens PelicansGone fishing New Arrivals The changing environment
Hindsight is such an unpleasant definition full of negative connotations in the English language. We nearly always regret a situation that happened without being thought through and has NOW become a sad reality. I heard on the grapevine that the powers to be are thinking to move the content of the Mallacoota Information Shed up […]
Hi Guys, We nominated you for Holidaying with dogs, I thought you might like a copy of what we said. (You can use it however you like!) To all good dog lovers, I wish to nominate Adobe Mudbrick Flats for a Life Be In It Five Star Dog Friendly Accommodation Award. Adobe Mud Brick Flats […]
Shimmering water, mountains, Distant trees of green. Clouds are lifting Early morning dreams. As if time stands still The lake of ‘glass’ ‘Reflects’ the clouds of white As they slowly pass. Mountains shed their veil of cloud, As bird Is begin to sing. High above an Eagle soars Surveying everything. Parrot’s, colours beautiful to see […]
Pets are welcome at Adobe Holiday Flats. We are happy to provide pet friendly accommodation for anyone visitng the region, whether touring the NSW Southcoast or the Croajingolong National Park in East Gippsland Victoria. Bring along your dog and they can stay inside with mum and dad.