Tasmania – Our Roadtrip From Adelaide (Part 5) – Ida Bay to Derby

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 Fang inside railway carriage (once again)
Ida Bay Narrow Gauge Railway

 

 

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 Old railcar that reminded me of the Galloping Goose
Ida Bay Narrow Gauge Railway

 

 

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 Gravestone along the route of the railway
Ida Bay Narrow Gauge Railway

 

 

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 Trackwork in need of maintenance
Ida Bay Narrow Gauge Railway

 

 

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 Friendly driver who let Fang sit in the cab
Ida Bay Narrow Gauge Railway

 

 

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 Summit of Mount Wellington (1,271m) overlooking Hobart

 

 

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 Hobart from summit of Mount Wellington

 

 

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 Very cold and windy (and it’s summer!)
Mount Wellington Summit

 

 

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 Stunted trees near Mount Wellington summit

 

 

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Dec 25th (Day 13)
From Hobart to Wineglass Bay (overnight at Iluka Holiday Centre, Coles Bay)

 

 

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 Yellow flowers in Swansea
Other side of Great Oyster Bay are the hills surrounding Wineglass Bay

 

 

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 Rusting anchor
Swansea

 

 

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 Short walk (and picnic) around headland of Swansea

 

 

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 Mt Amos (overlooking Wineglass Bay)
We climbed this the next day

 

 

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 Wineglass Bay

 

 

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 Me taking a dip in Wineglass Bay

 

 

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 Fang meets someone else from Qingdao
Wineglass Bay in background

 

 

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 Fang taking a much-earned rest
Wineglass Bay

 

 

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 Flora at Wineglass Bay

 

 

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 Sunset over Great Oyster Bay

 

 

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 Picnic Island
Looking over the Great Oyster Bay during the evening

 

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Dec 26th (Day 14)
From Wineglass Bay to Bay of Fires (overnight at Tidal Water Resort, St. Helens)

 

 

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 Stunning Wineglass Bay
Taken from the top of Mt Amos

 

 

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 With us posing in the picture

 

 

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 Climbing Mt Amos
This would have been treacherous should it be wet.

 

 

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 Tourists at Friendly Beach

 

 

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 Multiple shades of blue and green
On the way to the Bay of Fires

 

 

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 St. Helens

 

 

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 St. Helens

 

 

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 St. Helens

 

 

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 St. Helens

 

 

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 Fang at the Bay of Fires

 

 

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 Bay of Fires

 

 

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 Bay of Fires

 

 

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 Bay of Fires

 

 

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 Fang at Angasi Restaurant, Bay of Fires
Exceptionally good food at this restaurant (with generous portions!)

 

 

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 Flowers at Bay of Fires

 

 

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Dec 27th (Day 15)
From Bay of Fires to Devonport (Ferry back to mainland)

 

 

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 Horses near Pyengana

 

 

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 Ralph’s Falls

 

 

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 Ralph’s Falls

 

 

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 Pyengana

 

 

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 Pyengana
At Pyengana is a very good cheese factory and dairy

 

 

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 Chinese Cemetery near Derby

 

 

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 Chinese Cemetery near Derby

 

 

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 White flowers in field near Derby

 

 

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 Derby

 

 

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 Rock made into a fish
Derby

 

 

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 Derby

 

 

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Derby

 

 

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 Statue commemorating those who died in Derby
Derby

 

 

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 Derby

 

 

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 Derby

 

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