Category: 2016 Tasmania

Tasmania 2016, Day 15

The Salamanca Markets in Hobart were on Majella’s radar from the time that she began planning this trip. They operate only on Saturday so we needed to have a large part of a Saturday available for […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 14

Our plan for today was deceptively simple. We were to drive to Port Arthur to visit the historical site. We finished with a few interesting side excursions. Our drive to Port Arthur was expected to […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 13

St Helens to Richmond, where we will stay for our last 3 nights, is only 225 km by the direct route but we were planning a scenic drive down the east coast. That would increase […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 12

Today was golf day for our three golfers, Jim, Russell, and Warwick. Barnbougle Dunes is reputedly the best links style golf course in Australia. It is near the small town of Bridport on Bass Strait, […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 11

Majella’s plan for today was to explore the Tamar Valley north from Launceston. It changed slightly yesterday when, after eating lunch at the Wursthaus, she crossed the mall and found Gourlay’s Confectionery Shop. In the […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 10

This was our day to explore in and around Launceston so we were not needing an early start. Laundry needed doing so that was scheduled for 8:00. Michael and Maria had an appointment at 9:30 […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 9

Today was to be another big day of driving. Majella’s plan had us visiting Stanley, Burnie, Devonport, Sheffield, Deloraine, and possibly other locations before reaching Launceston where we will stay for 3 nights. It was […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 8

We planned to leave Strahan at 9:00 am and drive 2 to 3 hours to Cradle Mountain with time for a walk in the afternoon. We were all ready before 9:00 am and we hit […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 7

Our cruise across Macquarie Harbour and up the Gordon River was scheduled to leave from Strahan at 9:00 am and we needed to be there to claim our reservations and pay by 8:30 am. We […]

Tasmania 2016, Day 6

We spent most of today in the van, traveling from Dover to Strahan where we will stay 2 nights to see something of the west coast. Our plan had been to get away at about […]