Tag: Travel photography

A different sort of green and gold flying over Wagga Wagga

A sentence a day for September: a writing challenge

 September – in a Sentence a Day I joined in with some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June and July and August!  It’s now time for September, how can it already be September? In the first week of the new month, a group of like-minded bloggers link their posts to share what’s…

Lunch under this huge old tree

A sentence a day for August: a writing challenge

A Sentence a Day – a month in review I joined in with some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June and July and enjoyed it so much I’m back again for August! In the first week of each month, we link our posts up and can read what everyone else has been…

Beach on a Winter's day

Worth a Word Wednesday: Did someone say winter?

 Wordless Wednesday – has now been renamed ‘Worth a Word’ Wednesday simply because I can’t stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 Another beach scene on a winter’s day in the southern hemisphere!  A glorious day revisiting haunts of our past and enjoying time with family. This beach is called Currarong and is on the South Coast of NSW. It…

Antique shop in Stanley Tasmania

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

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 Tasmania, we decided to head towards Stanley on…

Looking up through the trees

Wordless Wednesday: 28 June 2017

 Wordless Wednesday – winter not winter While staying with my mother, I attended her weekly exercise class in the park. I was lying on my back enjoying the balmy afternoon and up above was this gorgeous tree. It was a beautiful sight and so I snapped a pic.  I’m good at multitasking 😊 Wordless Wednesday….with some words (again). Location: Murwillumbah NSW…

Port Arthur Historic Site Tasmania

Tour de Tassie #5 – 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, Coal Mines, Remarkable Cave, Devil’s Kitchen, Tasman Arch,…

Penguin statue at Penguin Tasmania with seagull on his head

Not so Wordless Wednesday: 21 June 2017

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 ever moved. So when another…

Top 10 tips, travel, Tasmania

#Top10 Tips for Two weeks of Travelling in Tasmania

Our Top 10 tips for seeing Tasmania in two weeks Disclaimer: We are two recently retired teachers who have been to Tasmania several times but we still have lots to see and do.  These are our thoughts made from our notes and discussions as we travelled around.  We wished someone had paid for our trip but sadly that didn’t happen!…

Discover Tasmania's West Coast

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

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 and ancient trees, mountain bike…

Tasmania, travel

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

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 way to my niece’s wedding.…