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To Hobart and the Mountaintop

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Adventure Bay to Hobart We awoke to a cool but clear day at Adventure Bay. This photo from Sam taken at the Neck looks back at Fluted Cape on the left and the wonderful bay we are leaving behind … So beautiful, isn’t it? No wonder this became favoured as a watering and stopover spot […]

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Goin’ Down Bruny

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When I was in my early years of teaching I worked in a school in the Derwent Valley. Quite a few of the kids there used to have shacks down on Bruny Island and often when I asked what they’d be doing over the weekend, or during holiday breaks the answer would be simply “Goin’ […]

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From Rosevears to Ironhouse Point

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The last three days have seen us cover approximately 325 kilometres, with a bit of that entailing some ducking and weaving to take in a few special Tassie highlights. We could have come more directly from Rosevears to Ironhouse Point, but that would not have been quite as interesting. Here is a look at a […]

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Walking with Dinosaurs

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The title of this post wasn’t arrived at because all but one of us were in the “Seniors” category, but because of the landscape. More on that later. So, we are here at the top end of the Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park, and in the Southwest Tasmanian World Heritage Area. It’s […]

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UnderDownunder is Underway!

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At long last after more than an year in planning, the inaugural Bike Odyssey “Tasmania – UnderDownunder Tour” began today with a group ride out to the Cadbury Chocolate Factory for a photo of Freddo the Frog and then on to MONA for a bite to eat and a chance to explore this world class museum. It’s […]