The boat turned back from the calm waters of the Gordon River into Macquaire Harbour and to the infamous Sarah Island. As I mentioned before – it turned out to be the perfect weather to visit such a place!!! It gave us a small glimpse of what the convicts endured during their time spent on this small, yet lethal penal station. The wind had really whipped up, and it … Continue reading The Storm had set the Stage for Sarah Island – Australia’s Worst Penal Station!
So we have been on a wild and windy ride through Macquarie Harbour and Hells Gates, then a calm and mysteriously misty cruise up the Gordon River. Now we get the chance to walk through the World Heritage rainforest. We pull up at a ‘landing’ for the next stage of this Gordon River amazing cruise. It feels quite ‘magical’ and ‘spiritual’ walking through the dampness and semi darkness – … Continue reading Gordon River Landing – A walk through the rainforest and back in time!
Well…as it turned out, it was the most perfect weather to see the Gordon River!!! The greyness of the day added to the river’s mystery. Mist hung in between the trees. Wrapped up and contemplative. Next blog is on to the ‘landing’ to see the rainforest up close! To be continued… Continue reading The Mighty Gordon River – Tasmania