Launceston/Low Head/Bridport 11/3/22 – 20/3/22

We spent the long weekend in Launceston as there were a couple of things on that one of us wanted to attend.

First on the list was a quiet little drink at herselfs favourite champagne. A very upmarket vineyard for Tasmania.

We then partook of a steam up at Pearns Steam Museum at Westbury.

On the way we dropped in to a Garlic & Tomato farm. The farmer said it has been a bad year for garlic because of the wet winter. He grows over 140 varieties of tomato.

We had a little visitor most days at the caravan park. It was a little pademelon.

Next day we were off to Longford for the car festival. Longford has a long history of car racing with the Australian Grand Prix being held there in 1959 & 1965. It also held rounds of the touring car championship. Some great old cars on display.

Ulrika got excited with a red Ferrari.

There was also a truck show on at the showgrounds.

Where else but Tassie would you find a raffle for firewood.

Found a berry farm for scones & jam.

Moved up the road to Low Head which is at the mouth of the Tamar River.

A walk up to the Low Head Lighthouse & along the beach.

The Fairy Penguin colony always gives a good night out. Very cute, one of my sons thinks they walk like I do when I have had too many.

Moved across the road to Bridport to have a hit & catch up with an old mate.

Had a hit at Lost Farm on a glorious day with little wind, it even got warm. Ulrika played better to win the day.

Nice full moon. Where’s Ulrika?

Went for a drive to catch up with an old mate that owns Brook Eden Vineyard. Eddie was in good form & we came away with lots of wine & a little left in the wallet.

The old wharf at Bridport.

We had another hit, this time at Bougle Run. Its a new 14 hole mostly Par 3 course. A bit of fun on another beautiful day.

A drive down to Tomahawk for lunch on the boat ramp on a great Tassie day.

On the way we went down to Waterhouse Beach to try Bertha on the beach. It was high tide so the sand was soft.

They have this great idea of a Food Van Park.

Awesome sunset from Granite Head looking over Mermaids Beach.

Some other random photos.

Sunrise on our last day here.

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