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Tried to make a longer ore, with a bit of stick and my two useless paddles.......NAH!
Get comfortable and start paddling. I make it a short way before I am blown into the bank again. But thats alright, the sun has come up. I'm gunna put my boardies on and walk!
Back along the beach, back in the tinny and paddle round all that deadfall bush. I can see a familiar sight, an abandoned fishing hut, just by the stinky creek, in sight of the boat ramp. A ...
... of cars behind us and beside us. They loaded us onto the top deck of the boat and pretty soon we were on our way.
The journey takes about 15 minutes and before we knew it we were on the island. The sun was shining, it was still cool and there was a slight breeze. First stop Truganini Lookout and Penguin Rookery. Located at "The Neck" between north and south Bruny, it’s a steep timber stepped boardwalk with 360 degree views. Wow what a climb, well I certainly felt it ...
... br> Having had a year in Tassie in 2001 we had seen a lot but missed the North east coast, so after breakfast in Devonport and a run for the dog we headed east. We drove up the Tamar River on both sides stopping for views and history. The mining museum at Beaconsfield and the Flinders and Bass Museum at Georgetown were very interesting, A large bushfire on
the west side of the river looked a lot more interesting from ...
... the beautiful coastline, the grown-up and me went to play on the beach for a bit. The sandy was nice and soft, but the sea was very cold. I put my paws in, but didn't swim - I think I will try to swim one day, so I just had another sunbathe on the beach.
We then drove to a place called Cape Bruny, which is on the very end of the island and it was very beautiful. There was a white lighthouse there ...
While Michelle was wandering around the farm I was working hard cooking breakfast when these bees turned up for a free feed. We gave them some of our bacon and they came very close and even fed from my hand. We stopped feeding them when we realised they were European wasps.
After surviving the wasps we went in search of the white wallabies. We were told they can be found at the end of Mavista nature walk so off we went.