Tag: road trip

Tasmania Road Trip: Bicheno to St. Helens

After the amazing sunrise we experienced in Bicheno, we hit the road again. Today’s drive was a rather short one, only some 70 kilometers north along the Great Eastern Drive. As we had some time, we first stopped at the Scamander Conservation Area. Well, what made us stop there was the coffee truck conveniently placed on the road side. We…

Tasmania Road Trip: Bicheno sunrise

If I get up around 5 willingly, it has to be something special. I’m not a morning person. But the guidebooks and our hosts at the hotel said that the sunrise would be worth it. So we peeled ourselves out of the bed shortly past five, jumped in our clothes, got the cameras ready and walked the few meters down…

Off to Hobart: Road trip through Tasmania

After two days in Sydney, we left for a 6-day road trip through Australia’s biggest island, Tasmania. The 2-hour flight took south along the coast of New South Wales and Victoria, and then over Bass Strait. The sea strait that separates the island from mainland Australia was named after George Bass. He passed through it in 1798-99 while circumnavigating what was then called…