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April 30 2001

Below is the "Spirit of Tasmania" and Melbourne in the background as our 3 drivers prepare to board - Lyn, Harvey and Harvey - yes! TWO Harveys! Confusion reigneth!

Lyn, Harvey(1) and Harvey(2) - our 4WD drivers!

From Devonport we headed to the North West of Tasmania, and visited Joe and Enid Lyon's cottage at Stanley, beneath "The Nut", as the hill behind is known.

The Lyons cottage in Stanley.

Seagulls at Stanley were very interested in our lunch!

Sandwiches and seagulls

Coastal north west Tassie, scrubby terrain.

Road down to Arthur river.

We camped at Julius River Forest reserve, and walked through some beautiful rain forest.

Julius River forest reserve

Back through Devonport and off to Ben Lomond National Park. We awoke to a misty morn camped on the side of Ben Lomond.

Fog, from Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond camp site.

Camp at Ben Lomond - ours is the grey and red tent

Harvey, Harvey, Lyn and Gary half way up "Jacobs Ladder", the notorious track up to the Ski Resort.

Harvey, Harvey, Lyn and Gary on Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond Ski Resort - a somewhat lonely place in May with no snow.

Ben Lomond ski resort

Driving back down "Jacobs Ladder".

Jacobs Ladder

Beautiful mist in the valley below Ben Lomond.

Misty valleys

Off through the NE blue gum forest, Tassie is one BIG blue gum forest!!


           Let's go to Eastern Tassie ...

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