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Our final day in Tasmania

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Well here we are on the final day in Tasmania. The first part of our dream has now been completed. After 2 months we’ve seen a lot if this wonderful place but we must also leave a lot unseen. We both have very mixed feelings about leaving tomorrow. Part of us is excited about the… Read More »Our final day in Tasmania

The Mutton Bird Experience

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Chris, being from New Zealand is used to eating Mutton Bird as a teenager. So here we are in Tasmania where the butchers stock them when in season. When we travelled from Stanley to Devonport last Wednesday, we had taken the coastal route through Ulverstone. Here we were in the main street, I had stopped… Read More »The Mutton Bird Experience

A drive well worth it.

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Today we are going to visit some caravan showrooms. I suppose it’s a bit like visiting display homes when you live in a house. So we drove back to Ulverstone to look at Nova vans first. Very nice. After living in our van now for nearly 5 months there are a couple of things we… Read More »A drive well worth it.

Another day in Stanley

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I went for a walk early over to Stanleys tiny port. I noticed a whining sound coming from a pump house beside a building where water was being pumped in huge volumes straight from the sea into the building and then back out to sea. A bloke came up to me from inside and commented… Read More »Another day in Stanley

Move to Burnie

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After 3 wonderful days free camping at Sulphur Creek it was time to replenish water, empty the Porta Potti, charge batteries, catch up on the blog and do some work for Melbourne. We were going to get a site at Stanley where we stayed 2 months ago. We were going to stay in the Van… Read More »Move to Burnie

Total Relaxation

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We spend a very relaxing day doing not much at all. I was able to work for 3 hours non stop on the computer with no problems. The Uni in Melbourne has more work for us after Easter and they want another program built as well so I want to get a head start. We… Read More »Total Relaxation