Australia

Tessellated Pavement
Eaglehawk Neck

Tessellated Pavement – A Photo Gallery

Posted In: Australia | Destinations
The Tessellated Pavement is a state reserve at Eaglehawk Neck on the Tasman Peninsula in Tasmania.  It is about 25 minutes from this historic Port Arthur. We stayed at Eaglehawk Neck overnight which allowed us to take the short drive to Port Arthur to be there when it opened.  It also allowed us to see this amazing formation both at dusk and[...]
Visiting Port Arthur
Port Arthur

Visiting Port Arthur

Posted In: Australia | Destinations
Port Arthur is a small town and UNESCO world heritage listed former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula in Tasmania.  It is one of Australia's most significant heritage sites.  It has a tragic history both in the convict era and in modern times. Getting to Port Arthur Most people who go to Port Arthur travel from Hobart to the site. Port[...]
Fellini Restaurant & Bar
Gold Coast

Fellini Restaurant & Bar, Gold Coast

Posted In: Australia | Destinations
A cold and wet winters day on the Gold Coast.  What is there to do?  Find a great restaurant for lunch, of course! There is nothing better than great Italian food on a cold and wet day.  So we decided to eat at Fellini Restaurant & Bar.  Fellini has a reputation for serving great Italian cuisine. Fellini's is located at the Marina M[...]
Zombie Apocalypse? Attending the Brisbane Zombie Walk
Brisbane

Zombie Apocalypse? Attending the Brisbane Zombie Walk

Posted In: Australia | Destinations | Events
Zombie Walks are held around the world where people get to dress up as zombies.  We were able to attend the Brisbane Zombie Walk in 2016.  The Brisbane event allows participants to bring out their inner zombie while raising money for the Brain Foundation. If you weren't scared of clowns before, you will be now No matter how hard you might try to ignore t[...]
St John's Catholic Church, Richmond
Richmond

St John’s Catholic Church, Richmond

Posted In: Australia | Destinations
St John’s Catholic Church, is found on the banks of the Coal River is located in Richmond, Tasmania and is the oldest still-functioning Catholic Church in Australia. The church opened on 31 December 1837.  The church is considered Australia’s oldest Catholic Church, although this may not be totally accurate.  The foundation stone for St[...]
Wombats - A Photo Gallery
Australia

Wombats – A Photo Gallery

Wombats are the largest burrowing mammal.  They can be found across Tasmania, eastern New South Wales and eastern Victoria.  The photos of these wombats were taken in the wild at Cradle Mountain and on Maria Island in Tasmania. They have become an iconic Australian native animal because of their cuddly appearance and cute waddle.  Their short legs, lar[...]
5 Must Visit Locations on Tasmania's East Coast
Tasmania

5 Must Visit Locations on Tasmania’s East Coast

Posted In: Australia | Destinations
Tasmania has so many stunning natural wonders.  Hiring a car and doing a road trip is a great way to see the island state. However, with limited time it is impossible to see everything. So here is my list of five must visit natural locations on the East Coast of Tasmania.1 - Bay of Fires In 2009, the Bay of Fires was named by Lonely Planet as the[...]
Guide to Hiking Cradle Mountain, Tasmania
Cradle Mountain

Hiking Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Posted In: Australia | Destinations | Hikes
Cradle Mountain is found at the northern end of the Cradle Mt – Lake St Clair National Park.  The national park is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. It has an abundance of natural beauty as well as very cute wildlife.It is about a 4 hour drive from the capital of Hobart or about a 2 hour drive from Launceston.Cradle Mountain is also th[...]