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There has to be more

There is a saying which I live by: Nothing great is achieved without effort. I would like to use this as the basis for a new saying: Nothing about the land is understood without walking across it. 188 more words


Into the Arthur River/Pieman Conservation Area

We drove south from Marrawah on the road to Arthur River. After a short distance, a public sign indicated we were entering the Arthur River/Pieman Conservation Area… 221 more words


Arrival at Marrawah

It is claimed that in the Peerapper Aboriginal language ‘marrawah’ was the name for a eucalypt, a gum tree.

We arrived, from along the Bass Highway, at a T junction with the Comeback Road/Arthur River Road continuum, and turned right towards the tiny settlement of Marrawah – barely considering the road to the left should take us to Arthur River in a few days time.   165 more words


Back to the Tarkine – now for something new

Early in 2017 I visited and explored southern Tarkine territory around the Pieman River in north western Tasmania.  Near the end of 2017 I travelled to the northern Tarkine with planned bases in Marrawah, Arthur River and Smithton. 190 more words


North-west Tasmania - coastal landscapes

The weather was forecast earlier this week to be overcast and rainy, but it came good with enough wind to let the sun shine through. Here are some landscape highlights from coastal scenes to a mid-afternoon walk around the top of an old volcanic plug. 91 more words


Days 18, 19 & 20 in Tassie

1st December, 2017.

Our two nights at Arthur River were over and we set off to find a campsite along the “Tarkine Drive” where we could leave the van and complete the circuit in our vehicle. 598 more words

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Days 16 & 17 in Tassie

29th November, 2017.

The weather forecast for late in the week was not looking promising but Thursday seemed a possibility for us to do an Arthur River cruise which was highly recommended so the decision was made to drive directly to Arthur River from Ulverstone. 861 more words

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