Tag Archives: Hiking in Australia

Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach Walk

I honestly can’t remember the last time I went to a zoo, and I went back and forth about whether to visit Featherdale or the nearby Taronga Zoo.  I’d seen kangaroos, wallabies, and echidnas in the wild in Tasmania, but … Continue reading

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Maroubra to Bondi Beach Walk

LW had just one full day left in Sydney before returning to her cold and wintery London, and understandably she wanted to get in a beach day.  Since I was keen on walking from Maroubra to Bondi Beach we decided … Continue reading

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Overland Track Day 7: Walking Out from Echo Point to Cynthia Bay

It really was a good thing that I just trusted in S&A and followed their plan for the Overland Track.  I think if I really knew what we were going to do I would have been a lot more nervous.  … Continue reading

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Overland Track Day 6: Windy Ridge to Echo Point

Bert Nichols Hut to Narcissus: 9km, Narcissus to Echo Point: 7km Day 6 of our hiking journey in Tasmania was full of obstacles.  Literally.  Most people take the jetty out of the park from Narcissus but we had an ambitious … Continue reading

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Overland Track Day 5: Kia Ora to Windy Ridge

Kia Ora to Windy Ridge (10km) with two side trips to waterfalls (2.5km): January 5, 2013 Our day 5 on the Overland Track was all about waterfalls.  We knew we would need to walk 3 or 4 hours from Kia … Continue reading

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Overland Track: Day 1

I finished the Overland Track 10 days ago.  Although I’m back in civilization and getting comfortably settled in Sydney, I think about the Tasmanian wilderness and miss waking up in complete silence of the mountains.  I didn’t really plan for … Continue reading

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