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Travel Blogs from Hamilton
... I also learned a lot while staying at Hamilton: the first task I learned was how to drench sheep. This means how to give them the medicine they need against an illness called fly strike. Many sheep die from the illness if they do not get the medicine in time. The method works like that: I have a backpack on my back with the medicine in it, and a "gun" attached to it in my hand. The sheep are in a so called sheep race, a slim and long wood construction which allows me to keep the sheep ...
... bathroom with heated floors and a spa bath (already put to good use). The township was built in the 1930's to house the workers constructing/operating the power station. I don't know when it was renovated but it is incredibly tasteful. Some of the guys are housed in 3 bedroom cottages which are luxurious as well. I will try to download the pictures either today or tomorrow but you should be able to look it up on the net as it is open to the public. ...
... a non-official track. This unofficial track will
take you to the top of the falls, where there are many nice water pools,
and running streams. It's probably worth a rest with your feet dipped
in the pools, or eating lunch up there vs being at the lookout.
Keep in mind the track to the top of the falls is a bit harder than the official track, so watch your ...
... the South Bruny lighthouse. Very dramatic coast line down here with some amazing views. Felt as though we were just keeping ahead of bad weather though, so didn't linger too long. We then travelled up the west coast along Lighthouse Road to Lunawanna and Alonnah. Sparsely populated and not as attractive as the east coast.
Next we made for the Bruny Island Cheese Company which we passed on our way in. ...
... eggs and toast. I made the toast despite my tipsiness. Then we sat on the sofa and chatted - mostly about travel experiences - and then Doreen announced it was time for her to go to bed. So then it became, de facto, time for me to blog and upload photos. Today I have yesterday's photos to upload as well since I spent last night writing postcards so I could send them today - before I leave Tasmania for the Northern Territories. Only one more whole day....
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking