24.1 A Day Trip to Montsalvat / by Ilsa Melchiori

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Today's post is going to be an image heavy one.

Recently I met with my friend Tegan and we went for a little day trip to the Montsalvat Artist Colony in Eltham, near where we both grew up.

Monsalvat was founded in 1934 by Justus Jörgensen as a artist's colony and home for practising artists. It remains today as a working non-for-profit arts centre. Set on 12 acres of lush, established gardens, there is a beautiful mash-up of buildings from charming mud-brick cottages to the impressive Great Hall. Growing up I always thought fairies lived at Montsalvat. Still kind of do...

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Where should we go for our next day trip?