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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
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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 652.11 km
  • Time 11 h 13 min
  • Speed 66.7 km/h
  • Min altitude 0 m
  • Peak 372 m
  • Climb 6626 m
  • Descent 6729 m
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October 8, 2019
Keith
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After our Winter House Sitting near St Helens we travel down the East Coast to eventually work our way around to the Huon Valley.

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Canoe Bay

Canoe Bay

  November 1, 2019 To start the walking trail to Canoe bay ( and onward to Bivouac Bay) you first have to walk most of the length of the Fortescue Bay beach (above). Along the way you pass the Lagoon and bathing gulls plus the odd Pacific Black Duck.   ...

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Cape Hauy Walk

Cape Hauy Walk

  October 31, 2019 The Cape Hauy walk is around 9km return and the longest single walk we have taken on so far; rated as a category 3 makes you think that it's maybe not too hard going but the fact that there are literally hundreds of stone steps of varying...

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Fortescue Bay Campground

Fortescue Bay Campground

,  Fortescue Bay has two camping areas close together, one, Banksia, catering for tents only for the large number of walkers who come here. The other, Mill Creek, has several spaces large enough for caravans but not all as easy to get in to and we changed from...

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The Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen

The Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen

  October 29, 2019 A short distance from Eaglehawk Neck to the South are these three coastal features, all easily accessible by road and short walking trails and lookouts. Again the pictures tell the story, all captioned when opened. At top is a view of the...

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The Tesselated Pavement

The Tesselated Pavement

  At the Northern end of Eaglehawk Neck is the Lufra Hotel, where we had lunch, and the tesselated pavement. This is a natural rock formation which has the appearance of man made paving blocks of varying sizes. Found in other places but not as extensively as here...

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck

  October 28, 2019 Eaglehawk Neck, the narrow strip of land between the Tasman Peninsula and the rest of Tasmania and where the early troops placed a line of chained dogs to keep the prisoners confined to the Peninsula. The location of the line is marked today by...

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