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... Clair National Park. Such a shame about the rain, but I shuffled off under the umbrella and took some photos while a Edie sat in the information centre beside a roaring fire. Must say I was pretty wet when I returned. Luckily rain doesn't detract from the scenery when photographed. Last stop was at the "Wall". Started over 10 years ago it's a work in progress - a 100 metre long Huon pine sculpture depicting aspects ...
... through to the temperate rainforest areas. As we climbed, about 200 mtrs in total, the vegetation changed to to sub-alpine forest. Snow gums buttongrass and sedges. On the edge of Shadow Lake there are the beautiful Pencil Pines.
Tonight we are back at the Derwent Bridge Hotel. Decided we would just have drinkies tonight to cover our board. Funny thing is the amount of campers here. Yesterday it was packed out. Tonight only two motorhomes and two caravans. Strange.
Outside temperature this morning at 5.30am was 4 degrees. Inside we were toasty and warm. The day was as they say here cool and crisp, blue skies. Perfect for our cruise on the recommended Red Boat.
After yesterdays disappointment we were a little reticent about going on the Red Boat. This was dispelled within about 2 seconds of arriving at our cruise boat. The whole vibe indicated today was going to be ...
... Falls, which, were really nice and then the Emerald Woodland boardwalk near the
centre. Within a few minutes we had spotted our first Pandemelon, yippee,
closely followed by a Wombat ahhhhhh, quite close up. Chris was so excited she
chased after a young Chinese couple who were passing nearby (the only humans in
sight) who hadn’t noticed the Wombat. She explained excitedly there was, “a
Wombat” in a rapid broad Welsh accent leaving the Chinese couple ...
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 ...