TASSIE - Burnie, Stanley, Arthur River, Cradle Mtn, Strahan, Mt Field January 20th 2009 Well - only 11 days since my last entry and SO MUCH has happened. Been to so many beautiful places. Tassie IS what everyone says it is. So unspoilt (mostly) and rugged and ridiculously beautiful. Driving can get a little testy - continuously uphill and downhill. The whole state is mountainous - well, I haven't reached any L_O_N_G plains yet.
After Ulverstone we headed west along the north ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Mount Field 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