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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

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Rating the Mt Donaldson walk

We were surprised that a walk on this mountain track is rated as moderate to difficult; in our experience this was one of the easier walks in bushland we have encountered in Tasmania. While there are no directional or explanatory … Continue reading

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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

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All things Savage

There are 4 things in 4 places and each should not be confused with the other: Savage River Mine with township, Savage River as a river, Savage River National Park, and the Savage River Regional Reserve which is south of … 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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How to get to the Tarkine?

  Southern Tarkine We travelled from Hobart via overnight stops at Tullah and Waratah then onto Corinna for two nights next to the Pieman River. The route from Hobart followed the Lyell Highway (A10) to Queenstown, onto the Zeehan Highway … Continue reading

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