Tasmania

Cape Raoul

Posted on 16 January 2012

Today we walked for almost 6 hours (nominated time 5 hours, but we are a bit slower because of too many photo/video stops) to the fantastic lookout called Cape Raoul. It was a long walk but fully worth the effort. We walked through rainforest - sometimes...

Kempton

Posted on 15 January 2012

As we didn't find a good place to stay in Hobart - except a showground, where we had to leave before 7am, because of their sunday market - we decided to drive a bit outside Hobart and stopped in the historic little village Kempton.  We found...

Salamanca Market

Posted on 14 January 2012

We asked one of the merchant at the salamance market to play the didgereedoo. I ended up buying one, so now no bad excuse to learn how to play it :)

The Platapus

Posted on 13 January 2012

Mt Field National Park is one of Tasmania's most loved national parks. The park has a wide variety of scenic features and wildlife and offers a great range of facilities for day visitors. We went with one of the Rangers on a night expedition to spot...

Bary's Lake

Posted on 12 January 2012

After a nice day at Lake Sct. Clair National Park - almost without any rain that day, we ended up camping at Bary's Lake, between Sct. Clair Nat. Park and Hamilton. Very nice and peaceful.

Rocky Cape at the Lighthouse

Posted on 10 January 2012

The rocks around Rocky Cape had joints which eroded more rapidly than the surrounding rock and created caves. When sea levels dropped to where they are today, the caves were left above the shoreline, making them ideal for coastal rock shelters.

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Wombat

Posted on 08 January 2012

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A funny little wombat in the Tarkine National Park