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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373 Freycinet National Park to Port Arthur TAS

Hi all When we went to leave this morning Graham and Margaret’s Isuzu truck, which is the same as ours, wouldn’t get into gear. To make things worse it was pouring with rain, so Tim got soaked lending a hand. … Continue reading

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372 Explore Wineglass Bay Freycinet National Park TAS

Hi all We took a boat tour to the beautiful white beached Wineglass Bay. So named because in the days of whaling, the bay used to fill up with blood and look like a nice glass of red… (nice hey). … Continue reading

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371 Bay of Fires to Freycinet National Park

Hi all It was a beautiful bright clear morning, so before breakfast we took a walk with the boys down the beach towards a rocky outcrop. We spent an hour exploring the beach before heading back to a yummy cooked … Continue reading

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