Category Archives: Australia

Port Arthur, Tasmania: Face-to-face with the devils

Embarrassing to admit I’d heard of Tasmanian devils, but didn’t know exactly what they were. Rather than just look up the particulars on the Internet, I figured I’d stop in Tasmania and find out in person. I was under the … Continue reading

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Port Arthur, Tasmania: Straight up, on the rocks

Back to another clunky map; one made even clunkier by my correction: the earlier version made South Australia a continuation of Western Australia. (It’s the schoolmarm in me.) Sorry, but I need to (literally) draw the distinction between Hobart, the … Continue reading

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Oceans 57, RTW: In transit

Sea lions, Tasmanian devils and albatrosses, oh my! Getting ready to board Qantas for the last giant leg of my journey from Australia back to the U.S. My encounter with all kinds of cute critters in the wilds of Tasmania … Continue reading

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Oceans 57, RTW: In transit

Been running around Tasmania for the past couple of days; getting closer to Antarctica than I may ever get. Coming face-to-face with cute little Tasmanian devils. And doing my regular news job. Running around Tassie (as they say in Australia) … Continue reading

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