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Down in the sinkhole

Dismal Swamp is a 640 hectare sinkhole; apparently the largest sinkhole in the southern hemisphere. The website explains ‘The sinkhole itself is 624 hectares (1540 acres) in area and 40 metres (130 feet) deep. Formed over hundreds of thousands of years … 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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Learning about plants

In a number of places during our visit to the southern Tarkine I saw interpretation panels providing information about the flora of the region. At the Whyte Lookout an excellent interpretative panel introduced us to a small selection of plants … Continue reading

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