An urgent need for a photograph of the Steppes Homestead for a work-related project had me rising early and heading to Tasmania’s Central Highlands one recent morning, camera in hand.
A twelve kilometre stroll on Hobart’s Eastern Shore allows walkers to retrace the footsteps of the young Charles Darwin.
The official track now follows a six kilometre section of the original tramway from the hills behind Margate to Kaoota Road.
Tempest is probably the biggest single exhibition that TMAG (the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery) has ever staged. Far from… Read more Tempest at TMAG
Richmond, in the Coal River Valley near Hobart, has been a tourist hotspot since before there was tourism.
The West Coast Wilderness Railway on Tasmania’s wild west coast uses the Swiss ‘Abt’ rack and pinion drive system to climb through mountainous terrain, one of the few surviving railways in the world to do so.
Hobart does a good line in autumn colour, and its parks and gardens are some of the best places to enjoy the spectacle
For many many years the minerals contained in these rocks was the financial bedrock for communities on the West Coast like Queenstown, Gormanston and Zeehan, whose fortunes rose and fell with commodity prices for those minerals.
Sometimes exploring places that are most familiar through the lens of a camera reveals unexpected delights.
… all I recalled of the interior was the very hard, high-backed bench seats.