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"NO MORTGAGE . NO MOWING" - The Grey Nomad Journey of Keith and Frances Thompson

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Below you will find our latest Posts with photographs of all our latest travels.

….WHERE ARE WE NOW?

We are spending Feb 2019 to early March 2020 in Tasmania and basically touring most of the island.

After a Winter house sitting near St Helens we are continuing down the East Coast and then to the South.

The Blue route on the map represents our travels before house sitting and the red since leaving to continue our travels.

Tasmania 2019 Part1

  • Distance 1,684.34 km
  • Time 27 h 20 min
  • Speed 74.3 km/h
  • Min altitude 0 m
  • Peak 983 m
  • Climb 11829 m
  • Descent 11724 m
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May 8, 2019
Keith

Our 13 month Tasmania journey starts off the Ferry in Devonport and Part1 takes us to our Winter House Sitting near St Helens.

Tasmania Part2

  • Distance 1,044.91 km
  • Time 17 h 27 min
  • Speed 59.8 km/h
  • Min altitude 0 m
  • Peak 373 m
  • Climb 7070 m
  • Descent 7169 m
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October 8, 2019
Keith

After our Winter House Sitting near St Helens we travel down the East Coast to eventually work our way around to the Huon Valley and on to Bruny Island. We then returned to the Hobart area at The Lea Scout Camp before starting the third part of our Tasmanian adventure.

Tasmania Part3

  • Distance 474.36 km
  • Time 7 h 4 min
  • Speed 67.0 km/h
  • Min altitude 0 m
  • Peak 0 m
  • Climb 0 m
  • Descent 0 m
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December 9, 2019
Keith

The third part of our Tasmanian adventure: Leaving from The Lea Campground near Hobart we head for the West Coast and then complete our island tour through the central areas and back to the North East before departing for Melbourne on March 3, 2020.

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Mount Field Campground

Mount Field Campground

  January 19-28, 2019After 8 days around Lake Pedder we moved back down to Mt Field National Park and the NP Campground, at first for 3 or 4 days but then deciding to stay until after the Australia Day long weekend. The route back down Gordon River Road takes you...

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Lake Pedder – Edgar Dam

Lake Pedder – Edgar Dam

  January 15.2019 At the Southern end of Lake Pedder are Scotts Peak Dam, which bridges the Huon River and the smaller Edgar Dam, positioned to maintain the required water level in the two lakes. Lake Pedder and Lake Gordon are, in fact, designed as a single...

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Serpentine and Gordon Dams

Serpentine and Gordon Dams

January 13, 2019As the weather stayed fine and clear we took a short drive to the two major dams in this area. The Serpentine Dam (above) is the Northern barrier which forms Lake Pedder across the Serpentine River (see later post for the Southern dams) and along the...

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Ted’s Beach, Lake Pedder

Ted’s Beach, Lake Pedder

  January 11-15, 2019From our second visit to Hamilton we travelled back to the Kiln (see earlier post) near New Norfolk as we had mail to collect and needed to visit a doctor for regular checks etc. This resulted in finding a doctor with availability in Hobart itself...

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Hamilton Revisited

Hamilton Revisited

  January 5-7, 2020Leaving Bronte Lagoon we decided to stop at Hamilton again where the RV stop also includes access to a washing machine. On the way we paused briefly at the bottom of the Tarraleah Gorge where the power Station of the same name and the Tungatinah...

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Bronte Lagoon

Bronte Lagoon

January 2-5, 2020 Bronte lagoon we passed by on the way to the West Cost in December and this time decided to detour off the highway and check the camping area. On the way however we stopped first at The Wall in the Wilderness. This is an exhibition, in a specially...

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