Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sheffield, Railton and Latrobe

Northwest of Deloraine lie the towns of Railton and Sheffield; it’s only a short drive to these centres from Deloraine and we set out to explore both on a cool morning which threatened showers and wind.  We drove straight through … Continue reading

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Deloraine and District

Finalising our stay in Launceston on Monday we did a few mundane practical things; we caught a Metro bus into town and did some shopping, filled prescriptions and had our flu shots at a local medical centre.  After a light … Continue reading

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Cataract Gorge and Sunday Drive

Leaving Longford we drove the short 21 kilometres to Launceston and set up our site at the Treasure Island Caravan Park for the next three evenings.  Once we were set up we drove out to Cataract Gorge (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cataract_Gorge) on the … Continue reading

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Longford and Beaconsfield

As we drove out of St Helens it was starting to rain and we thought we may have had a gloomy trip ahead; however, it soon cleared and the road was generally dry and the weather sunny.  Today as we … Continue reading

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Cruising the East Coast

After visiting Port Arthur and the Tasman Peninsula for a few days we drove north on the next phase of our trip around Tasmania; the plan was to see some of the east coast of the state then head towards … Continue reading

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Tasman Peninsula & Port Arthur

The drive from Hobart to Port Arthur (or White’s Beach where we are staying) is a relatively short 110 kilometres and we were set up at our camp by lunch time. As we drove south from Sorrell evidence of the … Continue reading

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Around Hobart #2

The Cadbury Factory (http://www.cadbury.com.au/about-cadbury/cadbury-visitor-centre.aspx) was one of the places we decided we wanted to see while we were in Hobart so we rocked up to the visitor centre at Claremont for a look see.  To even gain entry one has … Continue reading

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