Driving the uncrowded touring roads of North East Victoria and
the Southern Riverina, Australia's premier inland playground
Picture: The stunning King Valley, North East Victoria - Visit Victoria
BILL Buys takes a light-hearted look at a sometimes crazy world of motoring - and other strange and wonderful stuff - from around the world, nationally, state wide, and even here in North East Victoria and the Southern Riverina region of New South Wales . . . more
"IT'S been way too long since I last drove a Nissan X-Trail, but with an all-new model about to lob, my timing was perfect because now I can't wait to see where they've gone with it,' says Chris Riley . . . more
HISTORIC Winton, the country's longest-running and most popular all-historic motorsport event, will be held at Winton Motor Raceway near Benalla on Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29. We have the full line-up of what's on over the weekend . . . more
Mind if we make a few 'Sunday drive' suggestions?
HUNDREDS of kilometres of interesting roads crisscross North East Victoria and the Southern Riverina region of New South Wales - Australia's premier inland playground. The area has the essential ingredients for the perfect road trip - stunning, ever-changing scenery, incredible attractions, welcoming cities, towns, and villages, friendly people, and great, uncrowded, touring roads. So, what are you waiting for. Fill your tank and start exploring the roads we've been driving and have come to know and love for the past 54 years - Darryl and Julie Starr
Our top three regional drives rate among the best in the country
These shorter regional drives are also beauties.
One is a ripper
Local motoring history e-books + recommended reads
'The Thomson Diary', by E.L. Holmes, and 'A spirit of progress - 110 years of motoring in Albury-Wodonga', and 'Are we there yet, Mr Holmes?', by Darryl Starr, are popular local motoring history e-books that are free to read online. Click on a book cover and wait a few moments for the book to load. 'Car Wars Down Under' by Murray Hubbard is the story of Australia's first land speed record. The 240-page book is available from leading book stores for $30. The Best of Drives 1 and 2 by Barry Green puts the reader behind the wheel of an eclectic mix of performance and classic cars on some of the world’s greatest roads and racing circuits. $55 each includes Aust. postage. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org