Travel Blogs from Swansea
... morning were still hanging around looking for handouts. We signed out of the log book and took one last look back towards the mountain tops towering over the tree tops. We loved this hike and we were a little sad it was over even though our legs were tired.
We drove through the park to see the Tourville Lighthouse. This is an unmanned lighthouse that was constructed in 1971 to assist with safe passage along the ...
... vegetation. Apparently it is very dry here. The gardens were labeled; dry climate, very dry climate and mild climate and so on. The vegetation here is not nearly as exciting as in the rain forest. There was a picnic area with some cool metal statues. It began to rain as we were walking around so we had to make the mad dash back to the car before we could see everything. The entire island of Tas is very Eco ...
... time boozers).
There were the two shower-free hours we spent wandering through and around the super cute heritage village of Ross, thoroughly enjoying its Old World vibe.
Then yesterday, there was the fishing village of Bicheno with its hard-working harbour, enjoyed during a partly sunny afternoon.
And, after another night of relentless rain and wind and the drip-drip-drip ...
... at Cradle Mountain, but we loaded up the backpack's and again - so worth it. The views and the beach were spectacular. The kids were fantastic, it was hard going even for Grant and I at times but we did the walk to the lookout and then down onto the beach where we had lunch before heading back.
Grant and I are particularly loving the hiking and would like to do more overnight hiking when we ...
On Friday 26/2/10 my mate Phil and I rode up the East Coast as it was promised to be a 24 C degree day and sunny. We left Hobart about 10:00 am and headed to Sorell for a quick petrol stop. While Phil was filling up his bike I stopped at the local Vinnie's shop (St Vincent de Paul Op Shop) and had a quick look for a Penguin. The shop assistants were gathered in the front window having a chat about this and that with another customer. They were laughing and carrying on and as ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLester Cottages Swansea
Terrific spot, very pretty with warm welcome and all comforts supplied.
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