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Adventure's with Aoi - Tasmania part 2

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Aoi Haru Designs {AHD} 🌈Love is Love, no matter its shape or colour🌈
January 27th, 2022 2:25:44am
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Hello Hp yes its that time of year for Aoi!! its health vacay time woot woot! and this time its back to tasmania mainly because i couldnt be sure id get quartine free travel to select countries before i left... that did happen this week but every thing is paid for so tasmania it is and this time its a campervan trek... the idea of traveling the beautiful wilds of tasmania in a van all alone is slightly terrifing but ill share my journey with you guys and the beautiful state that is tasmania! so subscribe and stay tuned!

DAY 1

so we leave hot humid Brisbane https://i.imgur.com/ZawQtZ4.jpg

and arrived in a surprise cool but muggy Hobart https://i.imgur.com/saDaxZH.jpg

picked up my camper van and have now set up camp at the Lea Bush camp my home for tonight and tomorrow. https://i.imgur.com/5tWoCFU.jpg

DAY 2 (caution large image sizes so may be slow to load)

so today i went exploring the natural side of hobart, i spent most of the morning walking around the royal botanical gardens

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visted the cascade brew bar fr a tasting paddle (i had to drive)

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and attempted mt wellington... i had hoped the weather would clear but it was very cloudy up there and as i got enough of that the last time i was up there i just waited for breaks in the veru thick cloud to go native flora hunting

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DAY 3 (caution large image sizes so may be slow to load)

so today was a beautiful example of things never go as you plan lol. so in my first stop of the day a blowhole (that i found out after the fact can't actually be seen anymore due to a new fence to stop jumpers) i somehow lost the spare tire under my car, after spending an hour trying to figure out how to put the blasted thing back in place i called roadside assit. the bracket was a little lose and the secure clip had dislodge on the pothole at the car park and the brace got slightly bent, fortunaly with the help of a wooden block and a jack the bracet got pulled back into place and tightened properly so it will not happen again.

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i traveled south from The Lea reserve past blackmans bay to the very pretty Tinderbox, and sapled my first wild black berry and omg it was the sweetest most delious thing ever im goint to get a plastic container so when i spot safe bushes i can forage them.

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and at last i arrive at snug beach my campsite for the night.

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DAY 4 (caution large image sizes so may be slow to load)

and off i head to bruny island for 2 nights and i must say im actually a little bit sunburned lol last time i was here i always had long sleeves everywhere  went but its been surprisingly warm this go round so although i had sunscreen i forgot to put some on before my misadventure yesterday lol but i have plenty of sunscreen and aloe and will not forget again.

anywho bruny island is truly a beautiful place... so many beautiful bays, beaches, coastlines and rock formations so far i have only seen the southern half of the island cause it was nearly noon when i arrived at the caravan park. tommorow ill explore the neck and north end.

here are the highlights of today

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and at last a decent amount of wild black berrires

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DAYS 5, 6, 7 and 8

I live lol so the weather had turned on me a bit that and a few misadventures curtosy of google maps i alas have not many images or great stories from the last few day. i did however try to attempt in hindsight very foolishly a trek out to pelverata falls... i may have said this in Aoi's Trans-Tasman Adventure last year but tasmania can be a big liar in walking trail guides and espite my knowledge i still though this would at least be a doable if epic trek (being an estimated 3 hrs return if fit, which i am not) and would stay a grade 3 given some information i had about the track from online but alais i got to the last k of the trek 2.5hrs in and i see a sudden change from grade 3 (moderate hard) to a grade 5 (experience and fit hikers only) in a narrow iron stone path. i decided at this point due to legs, back and less than a quarter of my water left (i did bring sufficiant amount) to abdaon the attempt and head back. and lesson is this never ever should i ever atempt a track with an estimated return time over an hour lol. but in better news given better weather tonight i may get to see the southern lights!!!! the forcast for spectacular lights are good in clear weather areas over the coming days, so if not here maybe further south at cockle creek.




 


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Lady Rancher 1, Wild n Wicked Wolves,
January 27th, 2022 12:53:25pm
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Ill be there with you in spirit, stay safe,  




 

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apothecary 🌱
January 27th, 2022 1:48:06pm
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Solo travels are scary but exciting! Stay safe 💚 looking forward to your shares!




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SKELLETOR • SHAGYA ARABIANS
January 28th, 2022 12:15:26am
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Oh how exciting, enjoy!

I haven't been there since 2019, nearly moved there before covid hit! 

Can't wait to see photos of that beautiful part of our country!

Safe travels, have a great time! < 3



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Aoi Haru Designs {AHD} 🌈Love is Love, no matter its shape or colour🌈
January 28th, 2022 2:03:57am
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Day 1 is up




 

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SKELLETOR
January 28th, 2022 3:08:27am
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Enjoy! Hope you don't get the awful weather going through Vic right now! Stay safe x




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Aoi Haru Designs {AHD} 🌈Love is Love, no matter its shape or colour🌈
January 29th, 2022 12:24:29am
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Day 2 is up and today is a more typical day cool, now very cold at the campsite lol




 

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Lady Rancher 1, Wild n Wicked Wolves,
January 30th, 2022 1:12:55pm
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lovely pictures, almost feel like I can reach out and touch them :)




 

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Aoi Haru Designs {AHD} 🌈Love is Love, no matter its shape or colour🌈
January 30th, 2022 4:54:50pm
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day 3 is up




 

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Aoi Haru Designs {AHD} 🌈Love is Love, no matter its shape or colour🌈
January 31st, 2022 3:12:10am
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day 4 is up




 

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Aoi Haru Designs {AHD} 🌈Love is Love, no matter its shape or colour🌈
February 4th, 2022 2:38:46am
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days 5-8 up




 

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Kayla Gayle ~~ One Piece Greyhounds ~~
April 20th, 2022 2:03:15am
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As an American who only really knows of Tasmania from the cartoon character, it was really cool to see the pictures. Looks very mountainous and rocky.




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