“Wouldn’t you think they’d move over and let us on too.” Continue reading Move Over!
Early morning on the Derwent River, Hobart, Tasmania. Continue reading Derwent River, Hobart
Often mistaken for Cradle Mountain, Mt Roland in north western Tasmania is an imposing sight. Moody, imposing and almost mystical when snowcapped in the winter it is a dominating feature of the surrounding farmland. Continue reading Mt Roland
The Forth River has many moods. Rushing down from the high country it is captured by the Hydro Electricity for it’s energy. Through the hamlet of Forth it swirls in powerful eddies before becoming a picture of gentle stillness as it becomes tidal and nears Bass Strait. Continue reading Moody River
Launceston, a city of 86,000, is situated in the Tamar Valley at the convergence of the North and South Esk Rivers where they become the Tamar River. The Tamar flows northwards for some 50kms to Bass Strait. Continue reading Seaport, Launceston, Tas
Possibly one of the country’s prettiest bridges, the Ross Bridge spans the Macquarie River in the historic town of Ross in Tasmania. It was built in 1836, by convict labour. The two convict stonemasons were James Colbeck and Daniel Herbert. … Continue reading Ross Bridge
Having been keen trailer yacht sailors in our younger (read fitter) days, we always follow the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Most people query the meaning of Boxing Day, well it may be a strange name for a holiday but in Australia if you are at home it means sprawl on the couch eating Christmas leftovers and watching the start of The Race. The Sydney to Hobart. We have been lucky enough to watch the finish in Hobart on several occasions. Once on a ferry that followed the boats up the river to the finish, I doubt that they would … Continue reading Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race