Category Archives: Travel

Posts about the trips we have made or are making

The Trip Home

From the motel in Devonport it was a short drive to the wharf to board the Spirit of Tasmania and we arrived reasonably early to queue to board the vessel. After an hour or so we were able to drive … Continue reading

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Launceston and the North

When we left Scamander the weather was quite bright but there was an increasing presence of smoke the further west we travelled. We drove through St Helens and then west along the Tasman Highway; once we reached the turnoff to … Continue reading

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Tasman Peninsula and The East Coast

Departing Hobart, we travelled across the Tasman Bridge heading along the Tasman (A3) Highway towards the Tasman Peninsula. We drove across the twin bridges at Midway Point to arrive at Sorrell where we turned on to the A9 Arthur Highway … Continue reading

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Hobart – our 2016 visit

From Burnie we had decided to travel to Hobart via the Highland Lakes Road (http://www.roamingdownunder.com/deloraine-drive.php) and Bothwell (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bothwell,_Tasmania) so we set off from Burnie around 9 am on Tuesday morning. The route took us along the Bass highway to Deloraine … Continue reading

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Off to the Apple Isle

Having recently sold our Retreat caravan and Nissan Navara we have purchased a Subaru Outback 2.0 litre diesel wagon in which to continue our exploration of this great country of ours. As it turns out, for some reason the caravan … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Home Again

We departed from Bundaberg just after 8:00am heading south along the Goodwood Road. Our first destination was Childers where we turned on to the Bruce Highway travelling at a steady pace toward Maryborough. Traffic was reasonably heavy and once again … Continue reading

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The Big Lap 2015 – Burdekin to Burnett

Charters Towers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charters_Towers) in North West Queensland is situated in the catchment of the Burdekin River (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burdekin_River) a large river that flows to the Pacific Ocean at Upstart Bay along the way providing water for the Burdekin Falls Dam (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burdekin_Dam). … Continue reading

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