Southeastern Australia Redux And Recovery Itinerary – November 8, 2017 to December 3, 2017

This was essentially a redo of a trip that took place back in November 2006, when it was adversely affected by some of Australia’s worst drought on record at the time.  This time around, Julie and I once again did this trip together alone…

“Connecting The Dots” (Tasmania – November 24, 2017 to December 3, 2017)

…just when I was about to check the handheld GPS for reception and to see how close I was to the car park, I saw underneath the rain poncho that only the attached battery cover was in my hip pouch!

Top 10 Australia Waterfalls

We had a difficult time putting together a Top 10 Best Australia Waterfalls List. Such lists tend to subject themselves to criticism because of subjectivity. Even the same waterfall could yield different experiences…

Montezuma Falls History

Just an update for you on Montezuma Falls Tasmania. The track below the waterfall was once a railway line used to haul ore from the Williamsford mine. Historically interesting because it operated the worlds first Garratt articulated steam locomotives. Hope that’s of interest even though your focus is the waterfalls.

Top 10 Tasmanian waterfalls

I have visited quite a few waterfalls in Tasmania (roughly 45-50) and I thought that it was about time that I compiled a top 10 list based on the falls that I have seen. 10. WARATAH FALLS Waratah Falls is an impressive 40-odd metre high waterfall that I enjoyed for a couple of reasons. Firstly, […]

Southeastern Australia Road Trip Itinerary – November 1, 2006 to November 30, 2006

This itinerary covers our second trip to Australia six months after our first trip. This time, however, we focused on the Southeastern part of the country spanning the states of New South Wales, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory (or ACT), South Australia, and Tasmania…

“The Home Stretch” (Western Tasmania, Australia – November 28, 2006 to November 30, 2006)

Upon closer inspection of the sign, someone marked “Mordor” next to Queenstown. This piqued our interest to see what exactly the perpetrating jokester was talking about…