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Tea and Devonport Peaks

The Victorian houses looked down on us from their lofty, tropical perches as we trudged up the hill towards our professor’s house. The sun, which had been hiding when we had gotten up that morning, was now peering between the voluminous clouds, warming our backs and necks. 702 more words


Mt. Victoria Summit

Don’t do it. Do not put yourself through that sort of pain unless your crazy, a tourist or physically able. I, am the first. Crazy. This genious thought it would be a great idea to climb the mountain after it had rained so the path was all muddy and slippery, and the humidity was ridiculous because the day I chose to walk up the hill, was the day Wellington decided to be 15 degrees in the middle of winter. 333 more words

Living Life

Crystal Maiden, on top of Mt Vic

No snow or ice today, just bright sunshine and a very chilly wind.  There was an organised ‘cosplay photoshoot’ on top of a nearby hill today as part of… 81 more words


Movie magic

There are a few places along the mountains where you can catch a movie. They range from cosy cinemas offering independent film releases, to larger theatres where the latest blockbusters are on show. 322 more words

Mountain Life

Train of thought*

The railway station at Mount Victoria was formally opened in 1869. The sheer magnitude of the railway construction through the mountains must have been overwhelming, an engineering feat through dangerous and challenging terrain. 262 more words

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It's a kind of magic*

There are many landmarks for the traveller along the Great Western Highway. Whilst the highway’s course has altered over time due to bypasses and road changes, there are many sections which have remained unchanged despite the perpetual roadworks over the decades. 295 more words

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