Travel Blogs from Launceston
... balance section. It's not easy standing on one leg with the other one high out in front. Picture something like the karate kid, but with a Mr Meogi up front saying good Daniel San, now hold for one minute!
Following this we drove all around the Tamar Valley wine region on a perfect day. We turned into and out of lovely little rustic vineyards which are dotted along the valley ridge. Each has outlooks down to the water and opposite valley ridge in the ...
... We did see some beautiful coloured birds. This was probably the most peaceful walk we have done in Tasmania. Jason and I walked in silence for a lot of it just appreciating the sounds, sights, and smells of nature around us. It was a wonderful experience and a lot to take in. Apart from one area of steep steps (239 of them), this walk was quite relaxing.
After our walk we drove back to "Lonnie". We thought we would be taking a certain highway back up ...
... struck me in Tasmania are the beautiful flowering trees and shrubs here. The flowering trees are just lovely, lots of white and pink.
We headed back into Launceston just in time for the boys to walk down to join the Boags Brewery Tour at 3pm. Millie and I went exploring the city. We headed to City Park to take some photos of the park and the snow monkeys. I think we got some good photos but the monkeys weren't ...
... to Princes Park at Battery Point. It's busy, but so quiet and calm, and everyone is smiling. As Emma nears the water she spies tonnes of beautiful sailing boats, which we discover to be part of a yacht race. The setting is gorgeous and it just looks amazing.
The playground for Dylan is a hit too. It's another ship, and he quickly becomes the Captain, and we become his crew as he orders us around ...
... ready to cook and much more. After this visit we went to Stillwater - one of the best restaurants in Tasmania. They had a wonderful herb garden - small but looked great and was very useful. In the afternoon we went and checked the sites for the conference. Richard is catering for the conference both Friday and Saturday night. It was a with many visits and great input - I really enjoyed sharing ideas with ...
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