After a mid-morning walk around the Nut at Stanley we headed towards Stahan. It was a quiet drive through some pretty country roads and small towns. Around lunch time we arrived in Warratah and stopped to eat. Warratah is an … Continue reading Strahan and the Gordon River Cruise. Tasmanian Adventure Day 6.
Stanley is a small historical town set on a peninsular on the north west of Tasmania. The township is nestled around the base of the Nut which is a 143 m high buff. The shops in the main street look … Continue reading Stanley and the Nut – Tasmania Australia
Even thought the room wasn’t large or luxurious we slept well and after a nice continental breakfast in the shared dinning room we had a quick look around Deloraine. Then we headed west to Chudleigh and Mole Creek before turning … Continue reading Tassie Day 4 – Deloraine to Stanley
Today started before dawn as Bicheno was our best option for a sunrise while we were still on the east coast. A heavy blanket of cloud spoilt any chance of a killer sunrise but we didn’t know that as we … Continue reading Tassie Day 3 Bicheno to Deloraine
We started the day with a trip up to Mt Wellington which on a clear day has magnificent views across Hobart, up the Derwent and out to sea. Luckily for us there was only a small amount of cloud cover. Next stop was Orford on the Prosser River. The cafe we had planned on eating was shut so we decided to push on but not before a quick photo opportunity across the Mercury Passage looking out to Maria Island. The picturesque view looks almost fake with the aqua sea and pristine white sand. We made Swansea our lunch stop … Continue reading Tassie Day 2 Hobart to Bicheno
To make the most of the holiday break we decided to head to Tasmania on Friday night. It was after 9pm when we landed and so by the time we got our rental car and checked into our hotel we … Continue reading Tassie Trip Day 1 Hobart
Anyone who has driven down the Pacific Coast Highway from California to Santa Monica will tell you to take your time. Our original plan was to do this trip in one day, I am so glad we decided to take … Continue reading Pacific Coast Highway California Road Trip USA October 2018