Tasmania 10 Day Safari - Freycinet National Park February 17th 2010 Camp site and ants in my...
So the camp site or "Camp Beer" as I decided to call it because of its payment in beer was secluded in the middle of bush, surrounded by eucalyptus and gum trees. But there were dangers too. We were told to watch out for the ants Myrmecia pilosula to be exact - better known as the Jack Jumper ant or Hopper ant which is native to Tasmania. One of the world’s most dead ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Freycinet National Park 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
I started this travel blog, firstly to avoid sending out over-long group emails updating everybody on my travels. You know, the ones where you feel slightly snubbed by the impersonal nature of, “Hey, everybody! (but to no one in particular)”. I thought a blog would be fun way to update folks, avoid a dreaded travel diary and would hopefully combine second-rate-misanthropic travel journalism with exquisitely amateur photographs. Et Voila!
Soon after I hit the road, however, I procrastinated and struggled to write things-up as esteemed travel-writer Pau... full info