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UP THE GORDON BELOW FRANKLIN  
   

UP THE GORDON BELOW FRANKLIN

WILD TASMANIA...Wild Rivers N.P...Up the Gordon without a paddle.

November 16th 2014
WILD TASMANIA...Wild Rivers N.P...Up the Gordon without a paddle. One of my sisters was in the protest years ago. The Tasmanian Premier would have called her and others: a "ratbag collection of mainland unemployed''. Others would later call them "Greenies". Their banners were "No Dams" stickers on cars...in bus shelters...on telegraph poles...on our bedroom walls. They formed a ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park

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
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17th November 2014

Kaleidoscope of colours...
Wow! Another incredible place and another beautiful journey... So lucky you got to sail there... so eerie and peaceful... Love the reflections in the water! I have to say I'm more and more intrigued by Tasmania... I guess I'll just have to get over there one day and follow in your footsteps... Great blog Dave, thanks for sharing!
17th November 2014

Kaleidoscope of colours...
Taking pics through the porthole of the loo seems somewhat obsessive Anna...but the results are there to see. And I've just posted a taste of them! Gotta say the pics would have been ordinary if we'd been on one of the giant cruisers. Being on a yacht on an overnight trip...catching dusk and first light over the river from a yacht and Macquarie Heads from the bank was truly surreal.
19th November 2014

Tasmania
When reading blogs and enjoying these photos one truly understands the need to book another trip. Life is short... great stuff.
20th November 2014

Tasmania
To think I missed out on the delights of Tasmania for so long MJ. Agreed life is short...but not too short to not look forward to our next trip...and who we may meet...getting closer!

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