Tag Archives: Tasmania

One Year Ago… Hobart, Tasmania

I’m housesitting for my parents for the next 6 weeks while they’re away on a nice long vacation.  As it turned out, their trip will take them to all the countries I lived in this past year- Australia, New Zealand, … Continue reading

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End of Year Three on the Road & Happy New Year!

When I used to live in the States I would go to my parents’ in Pennsylvania for Christmas and return to Manhattan for New Years Eve.  But ever since I started traveling in 2010 somehow I managed to be somewhere … 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 4: Pelion Plains to Kia Ora

I woke up at 5AM and couldn’t go back to sleep. I wanted to be outside.   I wanted to see how the first light of the day would transform the mountains surrounding us.  Like me AN’s Mom, M, was also … Continue reading

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Overland Track Day 3: Lake Windermere to Pelion Plains

Along the Overland Track we saw signage that showed how long it would take to go from one place to another.  For example, on our second day when we left Waterfall Valley the marker at the hut said it would … Continue reading

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