Tag Archives: Corinna

Corinna

An aboriginal language, Peerapper, from north western coastal Tasmania may have been used to establish the name of this settlement. Apparently this language was  spoken along the west coast from Macquarie Harbour northwards to Circular Head and on Robbins Island. … Continue reading

Posted in Corinna, Pieman River, Tarkine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dining out at Corinna

Freshly showered and re-energised we wandered a couple of hundred metres down to the Tarkine Hotel for dinner. We were warmly welcomed into the large rustic chic Tannin Restaurant that sits to one side of the bar. The photo below … Continue reading

Posted in Corinna, Pieman River, Tarkine | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our ‘home’ at Corinna

We were elated with the high quality of our accommodation.  After the extreme smells at Tullah, and the ugly house in Waratah, our cottage named ‘Hobbs’ (named after James Hobb who landed at the Pieman River in 1824) was stylish, … Continue reading

Posted in Corinna, Pieman River, Tarkine | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Tarkine Hotel’s ‘General Store’ at Corinna

At the ‘General Store’ end of the Tarkine Hotel: ‘Hi. We are booked into the Corinna Wilderness Resort but we can’t find it’.  ‘What is your name? We’ll have your booking here.’ Jeanette and I were excited about our walk … Continue reading

Posted in Corinna, Pieman River, Tarkine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Arriving in Corinna on the Pieman River

The walk down Mt Donaldson was fast and easy as the track widened and flattened. We were exhilarated as we returned to the car with its dusty messages. These made us laugh and furthered our buoyant mood. Of course, my … Continue reading

Posted in Corinna, Pieman River, Tarkine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Silica valleys and hills

Not far along the dirt road towards Corinna, the misty fogs disappeared and the landscape appeared. Sensory overload. So much to see and marvel at. From exposed hills and rocky outcrops with highland grasses eventually we travelled into dense forests. … Continue reading

Posted in Corinna, Pieman River, Tarkine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Starting out on Day 3

Early on, I walked in the mists enveloping Waratah and enjoyed the magical moments of the drifting light on the landscape. At the Waratah Roadhouse, Jeanette waited for me. We restocked our supplies of bottled water and headed west along … Continue reading

Posted in Corinna, Pieman River, Savage River, Tarkine, Waratah | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment