Tag: nature

Summit views from Mount Wellington

Mount Wellington looms big over Hobart. With 1271 meters above sea level, it is the distinctive, defining feature of the city. The foothills of Mount Wellington is what much of Hobart was built on. Today it is officially known as kunanyi / Mount Wellington. Tasmania has adopted, like New Zealand, a dual naming policy, hence recognizing Aboriginal names for Tasmanian…

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

It’s my third time in Australia, all in all I have spend just over three months here… but I haven’t seen much of its animal life. Not a single Kangaroo. Ever. Except road kill. And I refused to see them in a zoo. Well, but at one point you have to give in. So when my #madonnafamily friends Darren and…