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Jan 4, 2013 - Lake St. Clair

Van Strahan naar het Nationaal Park St Clair. Dit is in km niet zo ver (140 km) maar telt de ene haarspeldbocht na de andere. Lake St Clair is de zuidelijke helft van het Cradle Mountain NP dat we eerder bezocht hebben en is het diepste zoet water meer van Australia. De lodges hier zijn zeer luxueus en liggen vlak aan het meer. Jammer dat ons programma zo vol zit en we hier niet wat langer kunnen blijven. We vertrekken van hieruit naar Hobart maar wilden eerst Mt Field NP aandoen. Er heersen hier zware bosbranden en dit nationaal park is...

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Jan 1, 2011 - Lake St Claire

Woke up to overcast skies which was disappointing. Hitched up ready to tackle the ‘horrendous’ drive to Queenstown and beyond to Lake St Clair that everyone had warned us about. Turned out that while it was definitely winding and had a few hills to climb it wasn’t anywhere near as bad as we had anticipated. The roads wound their way through mountains and forests and past a big lake. There were a couple of walks sign posted along the way but we were unable to do stop at these as the area was all classified as national park and you are not...

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Dec 4, 2007 - The Edge of the world

The Edge of the World - " I cast my pebble onto the shore of eternity to be washed by the ocean of time it has shape form and substance It Is Me" I have always thought the edge of the world is up on Mt. Everest. I had dreams of incarnating into the skin of Sir Edmond Hillary. But, today I found my own edge of the world in the far North Western corner of Tasmania. I am traveling from Arthur River to corina on the Western Explorer. The Tenere is fresh with full of new vigor and I with a fresh mind. It was a good feeling to leave Devanport...

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