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Hobart

Chocolate factory, Joe's Garage and so much more.

Leaving New Norfolk this morning we had already decided to omit the Strathgordon Pass ride so we could go direct to Hobart.
So much to see and do and never enough time.

First stop - Cadbury factory - a "must do" for Pam and Gavin
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Battery Point : Hobart
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Joe's Garage
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A walk around Hobart - and an amazingly clear view of Mt Wellington:-
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And other interesting stuff :-
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Mt Wellington lookout :-
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Bruny Island Tour :-
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Hobart was fantastic but it's time to move on again - Bicheno tomorrow.

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Strahan to New Norfolk

Beautiful sunny weather for our trip today

Today we left Strahan in beautiful sunshine.
The lookout above Queenstown did not disappoint.
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First stop was coffee at The Derwent Bridge Hotel before going on to Lake St Claire.

George - sunning himself at Lake St Claire.
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Followed by a visit to The Wall in the Wilderness, unable to take photos unfortunately.
It was great to see the progress of this amazing Carving by Greg Duncan depicting the history of the harsh central highlands region which will be 100 metres long when completed.
We have been there 3 times now and always visit to check out the progress.

Lunch stop at Hamilton -
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a very sleepy cat was keeping a half closed eye on us -
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We arrived at New Norfolk in time to have a walk into town and view the spectacular sunset :-
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The crew at the B & B - The Explorers Inn :-
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Another great day on the roads of Tassie.

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Strahan

A bike free day

Today we decided to have a BFD - Bike Free Day.
Walking around Strahan was very interesting today - lots to see and take photos !!

Our neighbours bike - definitely lose your licence with one of these :-

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Strahan is a lovely little town, we all wandered around taking photos and generally relaxing today :-

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Strahan - round trip Rosebery to Queenstown

Lovely day for a ride

Nice day for a round trip - so off we went to Rosebery stopping for morning tea, on to Burbury Lake just past Queenstown and back into Strahan.

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Photobomber -
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Michael - walking around Tassie - just because he can :
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Rosebery TAB - not very prosperous :-
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Rosebery water wheel :-
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Lake Plimsoll :-
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Lake Burbury :-
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Back to Strahan and a beautiful sunset - a really great day.

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Burnie to Strahan

Burnie, Hellyer Gorge and into Strahan

Finally the weather has cleared up, amazing as we pass Dove Lake on our way to Strahan the sun is shining beautifully over that way.
On we go stopping at Hellyer Gorge, Reece Dam, Zeehan and into Strahan.

Having a chat at Hellyer Gorge -
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I am so famous my name is everywhere -
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Reece Dam -
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Zeehan -
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The Pitstop Café with the most amusing toilet ever -

Harley dunny -
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Ocean beach outside Strahan - don't really expect to see a sunny beach on the West Coast of Tassie:-
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The crew at a lookout just before Zeehan, and an excuse for Aitch to show off his GS riding skills :-
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Strahan -
We were welcomed into Strahan by a beautiful sunny afternoon - lovely.
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