Tag Archives: Corinna

Interpretation sites at Corinna

The interpretative panels with photos were of most interest to me.  For example, despite the fact this shot below of the Pieman River meeting the heads and the Southern/Indian Ocean would have been photographed at some time since 1816 (the … Continue reading

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Historic buildings at Corinna

Not to be missed in Corinna are the small miners’ cottages and other historic buildings that were originally part of the operating mining township. The buildings edge either side of the main road between the cottages and the Tarkine Hotel. … Continue reading

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Time for dinner

For this adventure and discovery trip to the Tarkine, my friend and I had travelled from Hobart with packed eskies and bags of fresh fruit and vegetables so we were well prepared to cook our meals.  We had enjoyed a … Continue reading

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Walking to the Whyte River

Online information and panel boards indicated the walk to and from Whyte River would be more or less a walk in the park and take about 1.5 hours for the return trip. I remarked that it didn’t matter that my … Continue reading

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Time for a rest

With the walk to Savage River and the return to Corinna in the kayak completed we felt we deserved a drink at the pub.  The verandah on the Tarkine Hotel is deep, with contemporary rustic furniture that is perfect to … Continue reading

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Paddling back to Corinna

The paddles slipped through the water with ease as we glided out from the mirror calm Savage River into the magnificently mirror calm Pieman River. Without wind and without water currents except for a minimal sense in the centre of … Continue reading

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The Kayak

My fellow traveller was smart. She had looked to the future before we left on our walk to the Savage River, and arranged to hire a Kayak through the Tarkine Hotel.  Our bright red mode of transport for the return … Continue reading

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