Monthly Archives: October 2011

380 Explore Gordon River Cruise Strahan TAS

Hi all Today we enjoyed a beautiful cruise along the Gordon River and out to Sarah Island (one of the old convict prisons). The boat was very good and even had a play area for kids. The day was misty … Continue reading

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379 Tarraleah to Strahan TAS

Hi all It was a rainy morning and after breakfast Erik spent some time feeding the many ducks that were living in the caravan park. The drive through the bottom of the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park was stunning, twisty … Continue reading

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378 Southport to Tarraleah TAS

Hi all It was a bit of a drive today, through very pretty scenary following the coast back up to Hobart. We found a lovely seaside town called Franklin where we stopped and had a look. It was a little … Continue reading

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377 Ida Bay Railway Southport TAS

Hi all It rained on and off today. We decided to have a day of cleaning and washing. Someone was able to contact the operator of the local Ida Bay tourist train and if we could rustle up twelve participants … Continue reading

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376 Cambridge to Southport TAS

Hi all We headed off early this morning as we had to get to A & K Winnebago in Hobart to get our grey water hose mounting fixed. We chatted to the owners Alan and Kate while George worked on … Continue reading

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375 Historic Port Arthur to Cambridge TAS

Hi all It was a very pretty drive to Hobart from Port Arthur. We visited a few lookouts along the way. We started off with the Remarkable Cave. It was a cove that filled with water through a 50 metre … Continue reading

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374 Explore Historic Port Arthur Convict Settlement TAS

Hi all We had a very good day wandering around the ruins of the Port Arthur convict settlement and learning about its history. It was such a place of cruelty when it was in operation as a penal colony. It’s … Continue reading

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