Adventures in Tasmania Part 6: You’ve Gotta Be Echidna Me!

Tasmania holds a lot of wildlife, wild and other. While driving at night we saw dozens of wallabies and possums, and driving during the day we saw countless roadkill. Not only that though, in a free exhibit in a public park in Launceston, we saw a whole troop of Japanese Macaques! It's apparently been a … Continue reading Adventures in Tasmania Part 6: You’ve Gotta Be Echidna Me!

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Adventures in Tasmania Part 5: Harry Potter and the Little Swiss Village

Ok, I admit, I really only wanted to go see Grindelwald because I just finished re-reading Harry Potter and visiting a town named after the defeated dark lord tickled me. In reality though, Gindelwald is a town founded by Dutch immigrant Roelf Vos and decorated like a little Swiss village. It's really more of a … Continue reading Adventures in Tasmania Part 5: Harry Potter and the Little Swiss Village

Adventures in Tasmania Part 4: Hauy-ke Me Up When We Get There

Tasmania is, I think, one of the most aesthetically beautiful places in Australia, if not the world. We only got to do a handful of hikes while we were there, and didn't even see any of the famous Tasmanian waterfalls, but what we did see was incredible. Hiking is one of my favorite things to … Continue reading Adventures in Tasmania Part 4: Hauy-ke Me Up When We Get There

Adventures in Tasmania Part 3: Doo You Believe It?!

Driving along Tasmania's east coast, we saw a number of really cool natural attractions and great views. Part of our journey involved crossing Mt. Elephant by way of Elephant Pass. The pass is a delightfully twisty road that zigzags over the mountain, and felt fairly treacherous at times! I think we were going well below … Continue reading Adventures in Tasmania Part 3: Doo You Believe It?!