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Silent Sunday - Boat cruise on the Gordon River

Silent Sunday – Boat cruise on the Gordon River

For Silent Sunday I thought we could look back on the photos I took when I did a boat cruise on the Gordon River in Tasmania.

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Port Arthur Historical Site in colour

A few weeks back I told you that one of the main reasons why we were going back to Tasmania was to use our Ticket of Leave cards at the Port Arthur Historic Site. So when we planned our trip we decided that this time we would spend a couple of days down there, and […]

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Colour or Infrared : Which is better

It is a silly question really, because it all depends, well, on a lot of things. When I went to Tasmania I took the Infrared (IR) camera with me. I wasn’t sure I would use it a lot, but then I discovered that it was great for some subjects. Trees especially, even more so if […]

Weekend Wandering – Tour of the Isle of Dead Cemetery, Port Arthur

While visiting Port Arthur in Tasmania we decided to do quite a few tours, and one of the ones we chose was the Isle of the Dead Cemetery. From the name you can see that is was on a separate island and we had to catch a boat to go there. The only way you […]

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Tasmania – Day 9, Port Arthur

Sadly, I have returned home from Tasmania, and I am very tired, but wanted to let you know that I was back. I wanted to show you a couple of photos from Port Arthur, though there will be more. We spent the whole day at Port Arthur, a very important place in the history of […]

Tasmania – Day 7 & 8, Hobart and the Huon Valley

Day 7 When I got up yesterday morning I was treated to a nice sunrise. It was the first one I had seen here. We haven’t seen the sun a lot while we have been here.   Yesterday started with a trip to the Cascade Female Factory, or in other words a prison for female […]

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Tasmania – Day 4, Boat Cruise on the Gordon River

Today we were up and out by 8 and headed down to the water to get ready to catch our boat for a cruise with World Heritage Cruises. We started in Macquarie Harbour, then to Sarah Island, up the Gordon River and then back to Hell’s Gate, or Macquarie Heads. The first thing we noticed, […]