Tag Archives: Launceston

When one of the world’s most revered chefs came to town…

‘Alain Passard? Who? Never heard of him…’ This would be the answer repeated consistently should you stop people in the streets of Launceston and ask them what they know about Alain Passard. It’s not a criticism, it’s knowing Launceston is … Continue reading

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A South Esk adventure (and some history too).

Launceston has evolved and spread out over the years from the intersection of three waterways. The North and South Esk Rivers unite and their combined waters form the Tamar River which winds northward, for over seventy kilometres, to Port Dalrymple and the … Continue reading

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Tasmanian wilderness and beach… in a day.

Autumn has arrived, my favourite season to explore Tasmania’s wilderness. The sun is less intense too so it is a perfect time for an afternoon of family beach activities. Can both be achieved in one day? The north-west of Tasmania is without doubt … Continue reading

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A West Tamar adventure.

Just planning a family day out to meet the needs of all can bring on a headache. Kids want playgrounds and do not care for long lunches in wineries. Long treks through the wilderness can challenge adults and kids alike. … Continue reading

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