Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 11

Slept in! We had woken early and saw there were too many clouds for a good sunrise, so went back to bed. When we eventually did venture out we drove up the coast to Eddystone Point Lighthouse and Mount William National Park, we spent some time exploring this area, (with a sky still full of grey clouds). We…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Liquid

This week’s WPC asks us to focus on the water, well actual liquid at any rate. So here are a few from our recent trip to Tasmania… We went over by water on the Spirit of Tasmania ferry, spent a lot of time visiting waterfalls, lakes and rivers and spent a bit of time on…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 10

This time we were up super early, I really wanted to capture sunrise at The Gulch (basically a marina of sorts), with the jetty, rock formations and magic reflections, it was a breathtaking sunrise at Bicheno. I don’t do it as often as I like, but I love to start the day off with a…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 9

We drove back down to Coles Bay (from Bicheno)to catch the Wine Glass Bay Cruise, we were going to spend the next four hours on this lovely catamaran, we upgraded to the Sun Lounge – worth every cent; Private Deck, access to the pilot, our own waitress and bar staff and everything was included (lunch and…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 8

We allowed ourselves the luxury of a small sleep in, once we hit the road (from Swansea) we were on the trail of an elusive old wreck of a boat shed on Kelvedon Beach, actually it turned out it was not as hard as we had at first thought – we were over thinking things (like…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 7 (Part 2)

We arrived at the Port Arthur Historic Sites at 9am just as they were opening, we like to get to some of these places earlier, to avoid the crowds. We had blue skies and light winds, perfect for a mornings exploring. Port Arthur involved LOTS of walking and plenty of historic buildings in various forms…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 7 (Part 1)

Yet another early start as we wanted to go back to Remarkable Cave car park and fly the drone. We did two runs, one for video and one for photos, The Dolomite cliffs must have caused some interference, as we lost GPS signal at one point and the drone got blown out to sea. All good,…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 6

We drove back to Richmond and spent a lovely morning exploring this historic village, which reportedly has the oldest Goal (jail), Bridge and the oldest remaining Catholic church in Australia, all were gorgeous. Based in the heart of Coal River Valley wine region, it was ablaze with autumn colour, with so many wonderful old buildings. We…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 5

Once again up for an early start to get to Mount Field National Park and Russell Falls, we had thought a quick stop here and then attempt a dash for the Gordon Dam (some 3 hours away), little did we know we would fall in love with this park and spend almost the whole day…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 4

We had the luxury of a small sleep in this morning, followed by a long leisurely cooked breakfast, the storms had pretty much blown through the night before, there was even fresh snow in the hills, but in Hobart, it was glorious sunshine and bright blue skies. So we grabbed the cameras and walked to Macquarie…

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