Tag Archives: Tasmania

Happy Travel Anniversary to me!

Three years ago, I left Vancouver for South Africa via London, with plans and planes booked to spend time in Asia and Australia, and anywhere else in between.  We all know how that one turned out: I started diving in … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Country Australia

After sleeping in and saying goodbye to Bicheno, it was time for a bit of a drive up the East Coast of Tasmania.  Northwards towards St Marys, the scenery was stunning and it took me almost double the time to … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Driving, Diving, Hiking, Eating – all by MYSELF!

Many people have asked me if I ever get bored or lonely while travelling alone.   Well, sometimes I do, but coming off of 2+ months of living mostly on a boat, with on average 12-16 guests who I had to … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Port Arthur

Waaay back on February 5, I picked up my rental car in Hobart and headed down the Tasman peninsula towards Port Arthur Historic Site.  On the way I stopped in the very old and picturesque town of Richmond, and drove through Eaglehawk Neck, … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Hobart

Last Saturday I spent an incredible day in the lovely capital city of Tasmania, Hobart.  I got up at a reasonable time, got dressed (in jeans, with socks and shoes and a sweater) and hit the streets.  Five minutes later … Continue reading

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Van Diemen’s Land: Getting here

Yesterday morning I left Cairns, last night I arrived in Tasmania. I left a tropical rainforest, where the sun rises and sets like clockwork every day of the year, and the air is always wet. I arrived to mountains, streams, … Continue reading

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