The area south of Hobart offers a wealth of experiences, incredible scenery ranging from alpine areas in the Hartz mountains, dense rainforests, calm rivers, fertile agricultrual land and coastal beaches.
The annual Open House Hobart provides the opportunity to have a good old stickybeak inside buildings that are not normaly accessible to the public.
Tempest is probably the biggest single exhibition that TMAG (the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery) has ever staged. Far from being confined to the usual temporary exhibition galleries on the ground floor, the show has taken over almost every space within the institution and staff from pretty much every corner and discipline - from decorative … Continue reading Tempest at TMAG
Richmond, in the Coal River Valley near Hobart, has been a tourist hotspot since before there was tourism.
I've just tried 'spinning' photography for the first time and it was great fun.
...the festival culminated in a firey spectacle based on a traditional Indonesian ogoh ogoh ceremony designed to purge people's fears by consigning them to the flames.
It's not just large public buildings and infrastructure that are lit up to celebrate Dark Mofo in Hobart (see my pics of the Tasman Bridge from an earlier post). Hotels and homes are also glowing crimson through the long winter nights, showing the way as normally diurnal humans venture out into the darkness in search … Continue reading Dark Mofo Part 2 – Painting the Town Red