Richmond resembles an old English village maybe set in the Cotswolds or somewhere else just as enchanting. I had to keep reminding myself I was in Australia as I wandered around the streets with camera in hand.
The wonderful thing about Hobart is that is has retained much of its original charm and heritage which is evidenced in its many historical Georgian-style sandstone buildings spread around the city.
The wild wild west of Tasmania is unlike anywhere else in Australia – it’s rugged beauty, mining and convict history and lush rainforests were all-encompassing.
Another treasure in Tasmania’s already overpacked trove, is the delightful town of Stanley on the North West Coast. It was the end of the road for us prior to heading south to the wilderness area of the West Coast.
The North West Coast of Tasmania is referred to as the ‘Great Nature Trail’ and stretches from Narawntapu National Park to Tarkine. The region is considered to be Tasmania’s food bowl with lush green farmlands dotting the countryside.
Who would have thought that the Tasman Peninsula would be such an outstanding destination for sightseeing with great walks, sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, blowholes, secluded caves and fishing spots?
I thought the east coast of Tasmania was picturesque, however I had no idea what was in store for me once we arrived at the Bay of Fires coastline on the north eastern coast. Bay of Fires indeed!
Australia’s southern island state of Tasmania is often overlooked by visitors to our vast country. It is referred to as the “Apple Isle” for it’s former status as an important apple grower and exporter, but also because it is kind of shaped like an apple! However I believe that Tasmania should be on everyone’s itinerary when they…
We enjoyed two weeks devouring the captivating and extraordinary sights of the Tasmanian places on the Apple Isle, (another nickname for Tassie).
We are off again exploring this wonderful country of ours – Australia! On this occasion we are heading to the little known (and sometimes forgotten) island state of Australia, Tasmania.