Travel Blogs from Hamilton
... 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. ...
... dark on top of the bins. I shone the torch on it and we saw the cutest and cheekiest possum. He was obviously trying to get into the bins but gave us an 'innocent, I'm not up to anything honest look'! On our way back I shone the torch at the bins again. The possum was now on top of a bin with it's lid off and rubbish strewn across the floor. He was chomping on some chicken bones. It was hilarious!
By the way we both decided to ignore today ...
... national parks. From the tall forests and waterfalls of the lower section to the glaciated mountains and tranquil lakes of the highlands, the park encompasses amazing diversity of landscape, plants and animals. The National Park campground is situated amongst giant trees and the walks all start here. This morning we headed out for two hours and viewed three beautiful waterfalls, saw a wallaby and enjoyed the alpine ...
... near the present site of the town. Laycock was trying to reach Hobart because the settlement at Port Dalrymple was running out of food. The area was explored in some detail in 1817 and by 1821 settlers had taken up land along the banks of the river.
It is widely accepted that the first European settler into the area was Edward Nicholas who arrived in 1821 and built Nant's Cottage, about 1.5 km from the town centre on Denistoun Road. This simple ...
... most of you good readers may have realised, I am a landscape and scenery photographer, and am not famous for images containing human subjects. Thus, you would think I'd be keener to have my camera firmly pressed to the window, or better yet, hanging out of it, snapping all hell out of the sheer drops, the sulphur yellow and granite grey rocks, the patchwork of rust red roofs and open green gardens, and the unyielding misted blue of the cloudy sky. However, when you are maneuvering ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking