Freycinet NP

Cole’s Bay, a small coastal town bordering the Freycinet National Park & perfect getaway was our overnight stop where we camped in the town’s camp ground.  Lying beneath the sheer pink granite cliffs known as ‘The Hazards’ and beside the sheltered waters of Oyster Bay, Coles Bay was once the haunt of whalers & tin miners, … Continue reading

Bay Of Fires

We started our journey to the Bay Of  Fires with a stop in Launceston, sometimes referred to as the ‘Northern Capital’ of Tasmania.  The city is known for it’s beautiful Victorian architecture, its manyn garden & parks and the pittoresque Tamar river running through it.  The most famous feature is ‘Cataract Gorge’, a gorge with … Continue reading

Cradle Mountain

After a good night sleep in our tents, we drove to Cradle Mountain National Park.  This is Tasmania’s frontier region linking coast with wilderness, a region of rivers, caves, forests, lakes & mountains.  It’s an area of 1262 km2 of dramatic wilderness scenery and the famous ‘Overland Track‘, one of Tasmania’s most popular treks.  Cradle … Continue reading

Mount Field & Franklin-Gordon NP

After picking up Lara, a German/Indonesian girl at the airport we left Hobart for our first destination. Mount Field National Park is one of Tasmania’s oldest and most loved national parks.  From the tall forests and waterfalls of the lower sections to the glaciated mountains, windswept moors and tranquil lakes of the highlands, the park … Continue reading

Bruce Almighty

After an amazing journey in New-Zealand I flew to Hobart, the capital of Tasmania. Tasmania is an island south of Australia and is part of Australia as well. But one thing I learned right upon arrival… don’t ever ever tell a ‘Tassie’ that they’re Australian! That reminds me to my visit in Corsica.  Same thing, … Continue reading