Tag Archives: Huon Pine Walk

The Savage River walk

Where the Huon Pine Walk ends the Savage River Walk begins. The track is narrow, winding, steep in sections but generally always going up except for the comparatively short downhill section to the Savage River. Sometimes it crawls with tree … Continue reading

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Huon Pine

Huon Pine Huon pine, after which the Huon Pine Walk at Corinna is named,  is a tree unique to Tasmania. In the early days of European settlement its comparative rarity was not understood. When its important property of not rotting … Continue reading

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The Tarkine. Do you know where you are going?

When mentioning I would like to visit the Tarkine, one friend responded “no-one knows where its boundaries are, so where are you going”. All I knew was that the Tarkine was somewhere in the north western quarter of Tasmania and … Continue reading

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To whet your appetite…

Recently a friend and I travelled to parts of one of Tasmania’s very special natural environments, the Tarkine.  Our experiences were wonderfully thrilling and inspired me to create this blog, Touching the Tarkine. Over the coming months new blog postings … Continue reading

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