Well we finally made it south of Hobart after the bushfires. I take credit for the rain we have had as I washed both the car & the caravan. Should have done it earlier 🙂
Rivers Edge Camping Ground is on the Russell River in the Huon Valley. We didn’t do much just watched the river flow by & watched the stars by the campfire.
Then further south to the most southern Pub in Australia.
Then went to Cockle Creek on the most Southern road in Australia.
We saw the most Southern Whale sculpture.
The most Southern cemetery.
The most Southern telephone box.
Woke up to snow on the mountains. The gas heater was a good investment.
Ida Bay Railway has unfortunatly closed down.
As always plenty of old churches around.
Hastings Caves was interesting. Discovered in 1916 & opened up to tourists in 1939.
There is also a thermal pool which is fed by a spring. No swimming as it was not warm enough.
We are heading to the West Coast so we thought we would go back to Mt Field National Park on the way as we missed it because of the fires. Glad we got back as the walk was well worth it. Huge trees, great waterfalls & tree ferns look like their from Jurassic Park.
Drive up the mountain to Lake Dobson & Lake Fenton. At over 3000ft it was wet & chilly. The huts were still wrapped in foil to protect them from bushfires.
Quote of the Day
“Do cave paintings mean anything? Not really, but I, for one, am happy to have them.” Trevor Paglen