Tasmania – Our Roadtrip From Adelaide (Part 4) – Maydena to Ida Bay

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 Very tall trees at the Styx Forest

 

 

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 Moss at base of tree
Styx Forest

 

 

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 Waterfall
Styx Forest

 

 

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 Fang in the Styx Forest

 

 

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 Roses and house near Maydena

 

 

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 House near Maydena

 

 

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 Flowers behind window

 

 

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 River coming out of Junee Cave
Very slow exposure with tripod was required. Water is very pure and good enough to drink.

 

 

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 Dilapidated house next to Giant’s Step lodge

 

 

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Dec 22nd (Day 10)
From Miena to Strathgordon and back to Miena again

 

 

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 On the way to Strathgordon

 

 

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 Scottish-like day and scenery around Lake Gordon

 

 

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 Lake Gordon

 

 

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 Slate around Lake Gordon

 

 

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 Stairs leading to nowhere

 

 

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 Strathgordon Reservoir and Dam

 

 

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 Looking down from top of dam

 

 

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 Lonely railway halt

 

 

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 Peeping through the window into Westerway Railway Halt

 

 

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Dec 23rd (Day 11)
From Miena to Hobart (2 nights at Mercure Hotel)

 

 

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 Cascade Brewery

 

 

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 Vintage car
Cascade Brewery

 

 

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 Wheel of horse-drawn cart
Cascade Brewery

 

 

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 Garden at Cascade Brewery

 

 

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 Garden at Cascade Brewery

 

 

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 Garden at Cascade Brewery

 

 

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 Inside Cascade Brewery

 

 

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 Cascade Brewery Beer Samples
The Cascade Brewery tour includes a generous number of tasting tokens. This is some of the best beer I’ve had.

 

 

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 Rather utilitarian-looking CBD
Hobart

 

 

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 Building in Hobart

 

 

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 Functional 60s-style building
Hobart

 

 

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 One of the main streets in Hobart CBD

 

 

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 Church in Hobart CBD

 

 

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 Colourful reflection of boat’s hull in water
Hobart Harbour

 

 

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 Hobart Harbour

 

 

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 Old steam-driven crane
Hobart Harbour

 

 

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 Hobart Harbour

 

 

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 Hobart Harbour

 

 

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 Hobart Harbour

 

 

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 Large pile of seafood to finish off
Hobart Harbour

 

 

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 The local drinking sessions begin
Hobart

 

 

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 Young Hobart locals having a night out

 

 

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 Hobart-style al fresco dining

 

 

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 Solitary man walking in alley

 

 

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 Heritage housing in Hobart

 

 

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 Red Roses

 

 

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 Cozy-looking restaurant in Hobart

 

 

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 London-style residence in Hobart

 

 

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 Old-style entrance to a townhouse
Hobart

 

 

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 Creepy doll and toy locomotive
Hobart

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Dec 24th (Day 12)
From Hobart to Ida Bay and back again

 

 

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 Ida Bay Narrow Gauge Railway
Located about as far south as you can possibly go is the Ida Bay Narrow Gauge Railway. We had this railway all to ourselves. It was clear that this charming little railway was struggling to survive and this is all too evident by the state of the track and the rolling stock.

 

 

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  Ida Bay Narrow Gauge Railway
Owner’s wife selling homemade tapestries and fabrics.

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