Tasmania Two - 26 February to 5 March 2011 March 24th 2011 We had always wanted to visit Tasmania (known by the locals as Tassie) and we were so enjoying our travels here on this island in the Bass Strait. After leaving the beautiful area of the Freycinet Peninsular we headed north towards the fishing port of Bicheno where we stopped to walk to its famous blowhole where the sea in full force blows upwards through a small gap in the rocks. Even though th ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania 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
We love to travel and experience different places and particularly like to view and photograph the world's wonderful array of wildlife - and we are so so lucky to still be able to do so. After retiring in 2010, we have travelled the world covering every continent as older generation nomads - hence our name Silvernomads. We have been really blessed to live out our retirement as we had always dreamed when we worked all those long years.
The world is such a kaleidoscope of colours and cultures that have blown our senses away and this blog is a great means to store all of those memories in... full info