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. ...
... we joined the Old Hobartians track and up to the Organ Pipes track, then down through the Pinnace track and on to The Springs.
The track had taken us from 11am to 4pm, it was the section after Junction cabin that took it out of you, it was a fairly constant up hill climb, either dirt track or stairs. This just seemed to go on and on and on. There were a few rock slide crossings that were a welcomed break, but we were ...
... 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. ...
... here and this little town was evacuated as they thought the fire was coming through but at the last minute the wind changed so the the town was saved.
Did some repairs and modifications to the caravan.
Fitted 2 new batteries to the ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking