King Island, Tasmania.


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April 4th 2008
Published: April 4th 2008
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King Island. As poet Robert Frost said, we have found a “road less travelled” again for a wonderful vacation. A short aeroplane flight on a small Piper Chieftain, one hour from Melbourne, took us three hundred kilometres south to King Island, Tasmania. King Island is a beautiful parallel universe a short distance from Australia’s second biggest city that might as well be a million miles aw... Read Full Entry



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Wild TurkeysWild Turkeys
Wild Turkeys

No foxes on the island so you see some strange sights: wild pheasants, turkeys, peacocks and chickens with not a care in the world.
Currie Power StationCurrie Power Station
Currie Power Station

Five wind sails supply half the power for the whole island.
Cape Wickham Lighthouse.Cape Wickham Lighthouse.
Cape Wickham Lighthouse.

The tallest in the Southern Hemisphere.
Cape Wickham storm.Cape Wickham storm.
Cape Wickham storm.

The site of the wreck of the convict ship "Neva" in 1835.
another localanother local
another local

we saw no other human beings on the walk! Great!!
Seal Rocks and CopperheadSeal Rocks and Copperhead
Seal Rocks and Copperhead

don't jump Daggi!



7th April 2008

This is my next o/s destination!!
what a great log and the photos were terrific - I know where my next holiday will be.

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