Category: rocks

19 for 2019: update for week 4

19 for 2019: Week of 21 January 2019 My photo library collapsed last Sunday and this caused me a heap of chaos. I was able to restore the library from a week-old backup and the photos were archived as well, so I didn’t lose them, which was an enormous...

Southwest Tasmania Day 1 (part 2)

In the first week of the school holidays, we took a few days off and travelled to Strathgordon on Lake Pedder in the southwest Tasmanian wilderness. You can read about our first stop on the way, at The Needles, here. Or if you just want to look at some...

The Needles—Southwest Tasmania Day 1

This week we had a three-day break at Lake Pedder in Tasmania’s southwest. None of us had been before so we were all looking forward to it and had several short walks planned. From Hobart, we headed to New Norfolk and turned onto the Gordon River Road at Bushy...

Walk In Her Shoes Challenge: Day 2

Day 2 of the Walk In Her Shoes challenge and the weather forecast wasn’t looking promising for getting out and walking a lot. It was still fine in the morning though, so I wanted to do as much as I could before the rain arrived. On this morning’s walk...

Trip Day 3 (Part 2): Dove Lake

So we made it to Dove Lake, along with every other tourist in the park and, even though it was windy, we decided we’d attempt the Dove Lake Circuit. It’s recommended that you do the circuit clockwise. Unlike other walks we’ve done recently, we saw this sign so decided...

Lake Dobson

I’m linking up to Kim’s Sunday Selections at Frogpondsrock today. Last time we went to Mt Field National Park we drove the 16 km road to Lake Dobson but we didn’t have a good look around. Monday was a public holiday, so we decided it might be nice to...

P365 – Day 43 fossicking and other stories (12/2/2011)

We thought it would be nice to have a weekend away before Juniordwarf starts school and swimming lessons next week.  We decided on Dover, south of Huonville this time, because neither Slabs nor I had been there, and there were public fossicking areas near Lune River, a few km...