Getting in the spirit February 8th 2010 Day 288 - Box Hill to Penquin (via the Spirit of Tasmania)
The alarm on the phone was set for 5:15 this morning and as soon as it went off we were straight out of bed, we had a ferry to catch - the Spirit of Tasmania. We said our goodbyes to the girls, Grant and Anna last night as it’s going to be a while before we catch up with them again. We’re so grateful to them, it’s not easy when we ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Penguin 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
Welcome, come in, take a seat and enjoy the view!
We were lucky enough to be in a position to make one of our dreams come true and it's hard to believe that we can now say we've 'been there and done that! It was the sort of adventure that 'normal people' like us could only dream about, taking a year out of work and travelling around Australia in a caravan towed by a 4WD. Somehow though we managed to turn it into a reality and between April 28th 2009 and April 26th 2010 that's exactly what we did.
Our beautiful home and much loved cat in Moira, Derbyshire, UK were looked after by fami... full info