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... time we actually had the video camera so have loads of pics of them eating from our hands.
The next step in the day was a long drive. We managed to get up to Swansea, back on the mainland of Tasmania and are staying in a sweet caravan park where we can see the sea from our spot. We even managed to refill the fresh water, getting used to the caravan thing.
After a home cooked dinner we settled in to watch a movie before getting some sleep - hopefully slightly warmer tonight! ...
... very remote stretch of white sand. Wineglass Bay is often voted one of the top beaches in the world. Our cabin was as far from rustic as Sarah Palin's Alaska Lodge is from Moscow! The only thing it lacked was a bath tub and after a day of trekking, my back & feet wanted a soak. David's idea to empty the waste basket and fill with hot water was brilliant, until we noticed it leaking all over the beautiful hardwood ...
... br> wrong, the tallest one is 91 metres tall.
They are white gums and there are four of them and they are known as the
“White Knights”. The tallest one is
estimated to be about 300 years old. We
were unable to get a photo of the whole thing, our little digital camera was
just not capable.
We also wanted to check out the Mathinna Falls, so we headed
there next. Along the way we came across
fellows undertaking tree ...
... the true life story of a free woman who came out to Australia to join her husband who was sent out as a convict.
We finally left Richmond late in the afternoon and have driven north-east and have parked near Spikey Bridge for the night (photos attached), before continuing in the morning to our next destination and search for adventure.
We dragged ourselves away very reluctantly as it was such a beautiful spot & the sun had come out in force & we were now getting burnt. We pulled into Bicheno IGA to get some supplies for those that were doing the Wineglass Bay walk tomorrow and some Hamburgers for dinner. When we got back the kids all went swimming in the caravan pool before dinner. ...