Category Archives: Journeys

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Mar
10
2011

Beyond Strahan, by water this time. An amazing couple of days – the history, the scenery, the calm, the air, the water. Again I felt very blessed to see it all, with friends, and in our own time. The Gordon … Continue reading

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Mar
10
2011

Strahan. Being tied up alongside the beaut fishing boat ‘Elizabeth’ has provided us a box seat for all the comings and goings of cruise participants anchored in Strahan Harbour. Once again it’s been great to say g’day to fellow circumnavigators … Continue reading

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Mar
08
2011

Strahan – heading for Kelly Basin (the same person after whom Kelly’s Steps are named in Salamanca, Hobart – clearly he got around a bit…but no time for history lessons now). Due to our boating schedule, and our social commitments … Continue reading

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Mar
06
2011

Strahan, West Coast. The past 24 hours have been intense, but along the lines of a very old movie title, ‘if this is Sunday it must be Strahan’. And a very sunny, ice-cream licking location it is. We are tied … Continue reading

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Mar
05
2011

15 miles off Three Hummock Island. From the sked this morning we hear that most boats are on the move again. At Stanley last night we had a couple of new-comers and as we head to the Fleurieu (Hunter) Group … Continue reading

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Mar
04
2011

One of the exciting things about visiting new places is the chance to buy local produce. With the north-west being so highly-regarded for the produce of its lush fields, bays and waters, I’ve actually been a bit surprised to find … Continue reading

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Mar
03
2011

Stanley is proving to be an idyllic place to be marooned while waiting for the wind to change. In addition to the houses and other buildings around town that simply cry out ‘take a picture of me, take a picture … Continue reading

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Mar
02
2011

Stanley, and the fun continues. Seriously! With new crew arriving in a day or two, we got busy doing a couple of bags of laundry. In Stanley, the venue for this enticing activity is the local caravan park. And what … Continue reading

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Mar
02
2011

Stanley, and I reckon this is certainly the place to be right now. The fleet is again somewhat scattered, with one or two I think still at Beauty Point, some in the Mersey at Devonport, a couple at Wynyard, and … Continue reading

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Feb
28
2011

Stanley, north-west coast. Tied up securely in the fishing dock, thanks to Clint Walker from the Seaview Inn, and berth owner, Michael Hardy. Since our arrival a number of other VDLC vessels have turned up and we have assisted where … Continue reading

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