Travel Blogs from Devonport
... from the raspberry farm was a new place to visit - Van Diemens Land Ice creamery. The owners are dairy farmers, and you can see them making the ice cream. Of course we had to go see what they have, Georgia still had room for more ice cream apparently and chose her favourite – choc mint and I have a Cafe Latte.
To add to our calcium intake, next destination was Ashgrove Cheese. Again we were her in 2006 with the car club. It had ...
... over Melbourne and spend the first half an hour watching the metropolis getting smaller and smaller. After that we went back to lean back into our "day-nighter-seats". Me and Julian watched Ace Ventura on my netbook and finally fell asleep.
The next morning our Tasmania adventure started in Devonport. We watched the sun rise, watched the motor show that was in town and went then to our first lovely camping spot. This one was situated right ...
We walk to the top of Archers Nob it takes a couple of hours but the views are great of the park and ocean- Bass straight .The steep last bit to the summit is made a little easier by a band of Yellow tailed Black Cockatoos eating Banksia seeds and screeching.
We swim at Bakers beach and walk tracks, watch wombats for 3 days, it rains the last night pretty hard. We take a little longer to pack up ...
... whales for for butchering. At fishers Point look out you look out to southern ocean or east to Bruny island , this is the next destination.
Just the other side our camp we found a very dark tiger snake out trying to get some sun. We think the tiger snakes here are so dark to utilise colour to gain as much heat as possible in this not so hot place.
On the way back up to Hobart to get across to Bruny island we stop in at Hastings caves ...
... the port area. Adjacent to the beach is the street with the main shops. After a while soaking up the view at the beach foreshore, we headed into town stopping first at a cafe for a morning cup of coffee and a read of the newspapers provided for their customers. We read that the road which had been closed from Port Arthur to Smithton the previous day had only been opened at 6pm so it is just as well we hadn't waited for the wreckage to be cleared. The ...
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