Monthly Archives: April 2017

Learning about plants

In a number of places during our visit to the southern Tarkine I saw interpretation panels providing information about the flora of the region. At the Whyte Lookout an excellent interpretative panel introduced us to a small selection of plants … Continue reading

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Whyte Lookout

After retracing our steps from Philosopher’s Falls and driving back to Waratah Road, we turned right and continued westwards for approximately 3 kilometres until we reached the left hand turn off for the Whyte Lookout. Two different viewing platforms each … Continue reading

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The sparkling Philosophers Falls falling

I made a short video of the water falling which you can view and listen to here Jeanette made a video which, in addition to the view of the falls, she shows the tops of a mix of vegetation and … Continue reading

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Sights along the pathway to the Philosophers Falls

Principally the walk is through native old growth eucalypt and myrtle forest. One of the first spectacles we saw was a blaze of brilliantly coloured fungi feeding off the end of a lichen covered fallen log. On later days when … Continue reading

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Tarkine in Motion – artists’ impressions; exhibition opens

The Tarkine in Motion project was organised by the Bob Brown Foundation to provide a special opportunity for around 150 artists to immerse themselves over Easter.  Tonight, the official opening of an exhibition of their work will bring together a … Continue reading

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The way to Philosopher’s Falls

Having travelled the 10 or so kilometres west along Waratah Road and then driven one or two kilometres down a narrow gravel road, it was pleasing that the start of the walking track to the Philosopher’s Falls was clearly signposted. However, … Continue reading

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It was only a rock. Not a large rock.

The quality of the light and shade along the road to the start of the Philosopher’s Falls walking track held us in thrall. We were lost in those ethereal moments.  Yet Jeanette must continue to drive, stay on the road … Continue reading

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