Tag Archives: Tasmania
One of my favourite bloggers shared his photo of a healthy example of Tasmania’s wonderful fauna. Have a look at This Amazing Planet. This little critter looks very much like our macropod, the Pademelon. Tasmania’s Parks and Wildlife Service provides … Continue reading
The greyed skies overhead while we lunched at the Pieman Heads beach made no-one downcast. In fact quite the opposite. The spinning ions in the air filled the pores of our skin and we breathed in the energy of the … Continue reading
We know the annual rainfall in the Pieman Heads area is very high and gummies would have to be everyone’s favourite footwear around there. So what do you do when you lose one gumboot or one wears out?
Around the mouth of the Pieman River were the remnants of acres of once sturdy trees that had been uprooted inland, fallen into the river and which had floated down during stormy torrents. Some seemed to show (was it my … Continue reading
Once we had walked the sandy edges of the Pieman River, eventually we were able to see massive waves breaking across the rocks of the northern shore. Repeating ribbons of breakers rolled onto the long white sandy beach of the … Continue reading
Over time I noticed the land either side of the river was lower and that the river was widening. I realised this flattening and enlarging meant we were close to the Pieman Heads. As the Arcadia tied up at the … Continue reading