In the geographical centre of Tasmania, up in the highlands, there's a turn off from the Highland Lakes Road that takes you 30km down a winding dirt road to an unexpected piece of industrial design history - the Waddamana Hydro-Electric Power Station. Or more precisely these days, the Waddamana Power Station Museum.
Today's post features a tiny, tiny glimpse at the central highlands of Tasmania. As always we took the quiet back roads as much as possible and it paid off. It's a beautiful region, and as is so often the case in Tasmania, you almost have the roads and the views all to yourself...
In November 2014 my lovely husband gave me an India Paper Edition of Webster’s New International Dictionary of the English Language published in 1919. It spurned the Dictionary Project, a series of images inspired by the words and definitions contained in the impossibly thin pages of this beautiful old book. The latest entry is inspired… Continue reading Inspired by an old dictionary
This adventure took us to Tasmania's Far South, through the Southern Forests to the D'Entrecasteaux River and Recherche Bay.
As I've mentioned before, the D'Entrecasteaux Channel region is one of my favourite parts of Tasmania. Here are a few highlights of a weekend adventure from Hobart down to Conningham.
It's been far too long since I've been on a bike, but living in Tasmania is the perfect time to get back in the saddle.
This weekend's adventure took us up on to my favourite feature of the Hobart skyline, Mount Wellington. The mountain is covered in hiking trails, and we did a loop which included three trails and covered about 8km.