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Approaching the start of the climb up Cradle Mountain  

Approaching the start of the climb up Cradle Mountain

Happy Australia Day!

February 9th 2014
This short blog entry has been a long time coming, lying unfinished for months... The short days and dark evenings of winter have provided me with the impetus to finally get some photos of the beautiful Cradle Mountain up! The Australian summer - even in Tasmania! - is a joyful time of barbecues, beers, beach and seemingly never-ending long weekends. This year, one of the country's best- ... read more
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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
17th June 2014

Tasmanian transplants!
You two are certainly making the most of your new home--you may have trekked more of it than those born there! Gorgeous landscapes and quite the hikes up those mountains--glad you enjoyed a cushy refuge after all that work! Would this park see snow in the winter? If so, that could be glorious though trekking tricky.

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