Category Archives: Tasmania

Second time’s the charm!

The airplane after being 30 minutes late taking off, made an aborted landing, pulled up at the last minute and circled around to try again. I am glad that we only have 2 flights left, and only one is essential. … Continue reading

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The mystery of ‘Who forgot the cord’

We almost got to Hobart when Howie realized that his computer cord was left at the last cabin. We turned around, drove 1.5 hours back, got the cable, and then returned to Hobart. I dumped Howie at the hotel and … Continue reading

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More biking!

We rented bikes from Maria Island Ferry and biked around Maria Island National Park. The hills made us remember Croatia.

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Another slow day

We drove 2 hours to a RV park with cabins. No pictures today.

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Quiet day

We needed a slow, quiet day. We drove to Hobart and walked in the craft market for awhile, ate street food for lunch (something we have not done in a long time), then checked in early to a nice B&B … Continue reading

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Mt. Field and a Platypus

We drove to Mt Field National Park and did a few short hikes. On the first hike, we saw a platypus swimming that Howie thought was a big fish. After dropping Howie at the hotel, I drove into town and … Continue reading

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Howie went splat!

We took the ferry to Echo Point and walked through tree roots and mud for 4 hours back to the Visitors Center at the end of Lake St. Clair. Along the way Howie fell and went swimming in a mud … Continue reading

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Amarjeet had a baby boy!

We learned this morning that Amarjeet had a baby boy on Dec 3. He has not been named yet. Peter led us to some interesting if unfruitful sites. We walked the short walks at Lake St. Clair.

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Day on the river

We took a Gordon river cruise. It visited Sarah Island, a convict site, Hell’s Gate, the narrow entrance into the Macquarie Harbour, fish farms in the harbor, and a tour up the Gordon river to a walkway in the World … Continue reading

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Howie finished on time (almost)

The crater lake circuit was listed on the sign board as 3 hours. 2 hours 55 minutes later we were in sight of the car when out on the field we see a Tasmanian native hen and a wombat. We … Continue reading

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