Tree huggers win The Gordon and Franklin Rivers have close to mythical status in Australia. They symbolise the start of the political party “the Greens” and intervention by our Federal Parliament into what had previously been considered State business. Back in the 1980’s the Tasmanian Government planned to dam the Franklin River for the purposes … Continue reading Cruising the Gordon River Tasmania
Flinders Island is the largest in the Furneaux group of islands in Bass Strait. It is on the north-east side of Tasmania and is governed by Tasmania. It’s less than 70km from end to end and 37 km at its widest point. The population is less than 1000. You can get there by a car … Continue reading Don’t come to Flinders Island!
Man! Those map makers have done it again! They put the summit at the top of a mighty big hill! 😜 Yesterday I did the Mt Strzelecki Peaks Walk, one of Tasmania’s Top 60 Short Walks. It IS short but like I said it’s uphill! Nonetheless it is a pleasant walk through varying terrain and … Continue reading Mt Strzelecki Peaks Walk