Tour de Tassie #6 – The white road through the Wilderness to Stanley

Travel to Tasmania's north west coast

The Silica Road All good things come to an end.... Here is the final instalment in my Tour de Tassie series of travel blogs. Moving on from West Coast to North West Coast Strahan - Zeehan - Corinna - Smithton - Stanley After our 2 day stay in beautiful Strahan on the West Coast of …

Tour de Tassie #5 – A convict journey

Port Arthur Historic Site Tasmania

A convict journey It really seems like we were on our very own 'Convict Journey' as we visited Darlington Probation Station on Maria Island, Port Arthur Historic Site, the Coal Mines and later in our trip, Sarah Island on the (West Coast).  How's this for a great list of names? Eagle Hawk Neck, Dog line, …

Not so Wordless Wednesday: 21 June 2017

Penguin statue at Penguin Tasmania with seagull on his head

I know it's supposed to be Wordless Wednesday but I like to break the rules sometimes! Meet the real penguin of Penguin. There's a funny story about the seagull sitting on his head and I have to share it with you - we were told by a local that the seagull perched there all day and rarely …

Wordless Wednesday: through the square window – 14 June 2017

The Nut at Stanley Tasmania

It's Wordless Wednesday as seen through the square window! Location: The Nut from the window at Highfield Historic Site, Stanley, Tasmania Debbie 🙂 You can also find Deb's World in these places: Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, G+, Facebook and Flipboard 

Tour de Tassie #4 – The Wild and Wonderful West Coast

West Coast of Tasmania

The Tour de Tassie continues! Where to next?? From East to West So far I've told you about the circuitous route we took on our trip around Tasmania,  our visit to Timeless Tarraleah and our stay in the penitentiary on Maria Island. The East Coast of Tasmania is a beautiful area - dark, deep forests with waterfalls …

Tour de Tassie #3 – A circuitous route in more ways than one

Tasmania, travel

The circuitous route ends here: We are now home from our two weeks travelling around Tasmania and it all ended as it started. Confused? Don't be! We started our trip in Melbourne, meeting up with my sister and her husband on the boat, The Spirit of Tasmania, as we sailed across Bass Straight on our …

Tour de Tassie #2 – Timeless Tarraleah

Tasmania travel and adventure

Timeless Tarraleah Have you ever wanted to stay in a place that's been called The Lost Town? It piqued my interest as soon as I read about it and I knew we had to stay, especially so when I saw all the pretty coloured houses. Tarraleah in Tasmania was once a flourishing town with a …

Tour de Tassie – Maria Island 

Maria Island Tasmania

What do two intrepid travellers decide to do while on a trip to Tasmania? Where do I start!!? Car packed with bikes, helmets, walking boots, cameras, warm clothes, food, sleeping bags, national park pass....tick ✔️ No real plans or destinations in mind just a sense of freedom to go where we feel like visiting. It's …