Giants' Table and Cottages
Travel Blogs from Maydena
As we left Snug Beach and headed off it was cold but sunny. We travelled along the Derwent River through hop fields, vineyards and forests to find a spot amongst the tall trees at Mt Field National Park. We went for a short walk to see two waterfalls then drove 16km up to Dobson Lake in Alpine Country. We sat and ate our lunch in a hut out of the wind then walked around the lake. All very beautiful with lots of birds singing in the trees and ...
... cellar door tastings and it worked a treat on us .... spent a small fortune! Then on to 'Bish', a smokehouse and winery where we were able to part with more of our money. We can confidently say that Bruny Island is financially healthier for our visit!
Got one of the afternoon ferries and went north via Hobart, thinking we might head up Mt Wellington for the views, but the top was completely blanketed ...
... 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....
We stayed in Strahan last night and drove to Queenstown, then through the mountains of several National Parks and stopped by a wood sculpture centre. We then drove to Mount Field National Park for a quick walk in the rainforest (again it was getting late). There are plenty of different trees there, including tree ferns, and water falls.
We reached 10,000 km today!
Now we'll drive towards Hobart and ...
... toilets and showers, and went for a walk. We did the circuit walk which took in three waterfalls, Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls and Lady Barron Falls. The walk was really lovely through forest with really huge trees. We came to Russell Falls first, a beautiful three tiered waterfall. It was then onto the other two falls on a path through the big trees and almost jungle like vegetation. This was one of the best walks that we have been on together. We ...
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed