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Camping With Your 4WD

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Since we left Australia in August there have been a few more magazines hit the shelves containing our articles.  The first to trickle in via air mail the other day was Camping With Your 4WD issue number eight, released back in August.  It chronicles some of our adventures with Lisa’s parents to Bruny Island in […]

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Camping With Your 4WD

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Issue seven of Camping With Your 4WD hit the shelves yesterday.  In it are a couple of articles I wrote outlining a few weekend getaways for 4WD-inclined travelers from Hobart and Darwin.  A few more cameos from Lisa’s parents in the Hobart article, camping along the Lyell Highway and also on Bruny Island.

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Camping With Your 4WD

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Issue six of Camping With Your 4WD  has been out for a few weeks, but with our trip to Lizard Island and then time in Bedourie we haven’t been near too many newsagents.  This article details our trip through Northeastern Tasmania with Lisa’s parents during February.  A few cameo shots of Carol and Greg should […]

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Gallery: Tasmania

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Bruny Island

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Planet View: S43°17.495’ E147°19.716’ Street View: S43°17.495’ E147°19.716’ We finished up our tour of Tasmania with a few days on Bruny Island, just south of Hobart.  To access Bruny a ferry departs the small harbour town of Kettering every hour or so for the 25-minute ride across the D’Entrecasteaux Channel to North Bruny Island.  Bruny […]

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Hobart

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Planet View: S42°46.459’ E147°16.570’ Street View: S42°46.459’ E147°16.570’ William Frost and his Staffordshire Terrier, Blue, welcomed the four of us into their fantastic house in Old Beach for our time in Hobart.  William grew up in Burnie in Tasmania’s north and is a friend of mine from when we were both youngsters, he now lives […]

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Mount Field National Park

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I wasn’t going to write anything to go along with the few photos we have of Mount Field National Park and the famous Russell Falls.  But then I remembered we almost left The Tank in a ditch next to a hop field on the way to Mount Field, so figured I should write about it […]

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Tasman National Park And Port Arthur

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Planet View: S43°08.571’ E147°57.692’ Street View: S43°08.571’ E147°57.692’ After our adventures in the northeastern rainforests we high-tailed it down the east coast (with another stop at the brilliant Blue Edge Bakery in Bicheno) to the Tasman Peninsula and Tasman National Park.  Tasman is one of Tasmania’s newest National Parks, it incorporates some beautiful stretches of […]

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Rainforests, Waterfalls And A Ski Resort

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We plucked another trip out of our Australian 4WD Guide for a tour of Tasmania’s northeastern rainforests.  The trip started in Scottsdale on the A3 highway and then teed off along the logging roads through Springfield and some of the forests managed by the huge Gunns timber conglomerate that controls most of the logging in […]

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Launceston And The Tamar Valley

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Planet View: S41°27.471’ E147°08.395’ Street View: S41°27.471’ E147°08.395’ The Tamar Valley, spread on either side of the Tamar River near Launceston, is home to some of Tasmania’s best wineries, most of which produce only enough wine for the Tasmanian market, so quite a treat to visit.  On advice from Mike Frost and Chris Chen (a […]

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