Advertisement
« previous next »
Mount Rufus  
   

Mount Rufus

Thomas at the summit
Lake St Clair (9-10 January)

January 13th 2009
We set up camp in the National Park camp ground and Annelies and Thomas headed down to the lake for a dip. It was very cold but Thomas managed to get completely wet. In the evening, we went for a free Discovery Ranger walk to Platypus Bay, which was very informative. We were lucky enough to spot several platypuses swimming not too far from the shore's edge. We learnt that baby Platypus and Ech ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 2.936s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 8; qc: 32; dbt: 0.0193s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb