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Tarkine History

The following is a long but exceptionally interesting excerpt from the document  AHC Tarkine Assessment Report  issued by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, that was prepared sometime around 2012. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. The Tarkine is named after the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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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

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To the top of Mt Donaldson

My feet were not carrying me well so I insisted Jeanette summit the mountain on her own. Her video records part of her climb experience. Half an hour later I heard the sound of ecstatic “Cooee” calls coming from the … Continue reading

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Our first views of the Pieman River

The majority of the climb up Mt Donaldson crosses exposed ground with ankle high vegetation growing beside a stony track that winds around the lower slopes of the mountain. With the openness comes sensational views across thousands of hectares of … Continue reading

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