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The trip down the Pieman River

The trip on the Arcadia  between Corinna and the Pieman Heads takes approximately 1.5 hrs each way. Three kilometres down, when we passed the Savage River entering the Pieman River I was able to take a series of photos. The … Continue reading

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Identifying flora along the Pieman and around Corinna

A number of panels provide excellent assistance for visitors who are curious to know what tree or bush they are looking at.      

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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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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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A new day for new adventures near Corinna

‘Hobbs’ cottage was neither too warm or too cold.  The silence was pervasive.  As a result, I slept well and woke early and eager to look at my surroundings with fresh eyes.  Downstairs I padded, started the jug for a … Continue reading

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