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A trip to South West Tasmania-Spring flowers-8 of 26

While some walked to the top of Mt Beattie, with a few companions I strolled along the track to TV Hill, so named because Clyde Clayton ran his TV aerial from there. An excerpt from one of fellow passenger Rob’s … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania–thought for the voyage-6 of 26

Crew member David alerted me to an idea, a fact, something obvious once you know it, but the sort of consideration which might never have passed your mind. ‘The wind is silent until it hits something’. You never hear the … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania –thought for the day/voyage-6 of 26

Crew member David alerted me to an idea, a fact, something obvious once you know it, but the sort of consideration which might never have passed your mind. ‘The wind is silent until it hits something’. You never hear the … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania-ablutions-5 of 26

Since returning home, inevitably someone has asked me about toileting and showering situation while living on the Windeward Bound. So, for the curious, here is all the information you need – and perhaps more. To be used by the entire … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania-into Port Davey and to Bathurst Harbour-4 of 26

While I slept well overnight, I did come to when the ship started travelling north; the feel of the waves was different from those across the southern coast of Tasmania. Having recognised the change I stayed put for a while, … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania-setting the scene-1 of 26

A recent blog post explained the south west of Tasmania was my destination for an ‘overseas’ adventure, and provided maps to show you the way. The trip is now complete and, as with my usual travels, I have written a … Continue reading

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Sailing the open seas from Hobart

Soon I will have the privilege of an exciting adventure travelling from Hobart to Port Davey and Bathurst Harbour and return, on a replica of a 19th century sailing ship the Windeward Bound I will traverse seas which, on occasion, … Continue reading

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