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Rediscovering Freycinet part 7 of 7

Time to head home. We pointed the car southwards and started the journey. During the Wineglass Bay Cruise the crew shucked fresh oysters for us. On enquiry they were not from the local Freycinet Oyster farm rather from further south … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Freycinet part 6 of 7

After breakfast on day three, our next destination was the track to the Wineglass Bay Lookout. Neither my friend or I had any serious inclination to clamber up to the Lookout – we had both made the walk before although … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Freycinet part 5 of 7

The third morning the day started with a stroll along Richardson’s Beach, a sandy arc that extends between Coles Bay and the Freycinet Lodge. Across the sand was evidence that thousands of crabs had burrowed into the sand at the … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Freycinet part 3 of 7

From our accommodation in the Freycinet National Park, we drove to the tiny township of Coles Bay. Time and again we looked back to the mountain-littered skyline in the distance and, for a while, we sat and marvelled at the … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Freycinet part 2 of 7

The drive from Hobart to Freycinet was punctuated with stops to walk on beaches, to spread our eyes over the expansive sea, to follow the skyline shapes of Maria Island, Schouten Island and the mountains of the Freycinet peninsula. Collectively … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Freycinet part 1 of 7

Tasmanians know of Freycinet Peninsula, on the state’s east coast, even if they haven’t travelled or stayed there. In my case decades have passed between visits. Each time I have marvelled at the land and sea and sky and promised … Continue reading

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Produce on Tasmania’s east coast

Of course, Tasmanian readers know that our state is nationally known and for gourmands even internationally known for its fresh clean and ‘green’ produce from the land and the sea. We are celebrated for that food and our contribution towards … Continue reading

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