3788 Olinda

Olinda is a small town with a population of around 1500 people which is nestled amongst the Dandenong Ranges around 35kms east of Melbourne. The village is a popular destination for tourists, in particular the National Rhododendron Gardens in spring with the riot of flowers and in autumn when the trees resembling flames. Olinda also features many cafe’s and restaurants making this town an excellent base for making a day trip out of visiting many of the other features in the Dandenong’s.

Pictures & words by Chris Hoy, his pictures can be found on Instagram here @chris_j_hoy