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We left Dover as soon as the park office opened at 8 am when we returned the cabin key. It was then a pleasant drive back up the Huon Valley with a short stop in Geeveston to buy a pepper pie and a coffee at the bakery and take photos of the numerous large wood sculptures standing on various streets corners of the town. The road was quiet and it …
... next to a lovely couple John and Jane from Sydney. Such a delightful couple we hope we meet up again.
The captain of the ship today was Guy Grinning. He and his brother Troy are continuing a 100 year family tradition of taking tourists around Macquarie Harbour and the Gordon River. They are a professional team, Excellent commentary enhanced the experience.
As we sailed around the Harbour ...
... of an American frontier town only with the addition of great wall murals
all around the place, some of them were excellent pieces of art work. Though a
little ‘touristified’ the town had a really nice atmosphere and was worth a
stop. The final push up the mountain wasn’t as difficult a drive as we had
imagined, a good road climbed to the cooler climes of the national park with
again lovely scenery all around. We arrived at the Cradle Mountain Hotel ...
Surprise!!!! Wifi here at Tarraleah We had been warned the accommodation at Queenstown was basic at best but most of us were pleasantly surprised by the Silver Hills Motel. Dinner was functional with roast beef/chicken/lasagna/tandoori chicken and veggies/salad followed by rice pudding. For the first time this week I managed to show some self restraint and only ate a normal sized dinner...hence my weight this morning is back to close to normal at ...
... Platypus Bay Track and the Larmairrenemer tabelti (Aboriginal cultural walk) and then back to the Visitor Centre. This walk took us 2.5hours and we saw lots of different trees and vegetation. At times, we were near the lake edge and at others, well into the bush. We didn't see any animals and the only birds we saw were crows, although we heard other small birds. None the less, the walk was very enjoyable and David took ...