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Welcome to Hobart

welcome to Hobart
Hobart Airport March 31, 2012

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Expect the unexpected

Expect the unexpected
Hobart Airport March 31, 2012

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Devils

The devil

devil
March, 2012

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Devils

devil

March, 2012

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Devilish greeting

devil
March, 2012

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Biting commentary

devil
April, 2012

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A profile of the devil

devil
April, 2012

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The devil's paw

devil
April, 2012

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When the devil drinks

devil
April, 2012

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When the devil is caught napping

devil
April, 2012

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Wombats

Wombat

wombat

Cradle Mountain
April, 2012

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Wombat close

wombat

Cradle Mountain
April, 2012

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Other marsupials

Koalas

Koala close

koala

April, 2012

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Macropodes

Wallaby

macropodes
April, 2012

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Walla-why-you-no-get-A?

macropodes
April, 2012

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Wallabeast

wallaby
April, 2012

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Chillaxin'

kangaroo
April, 2012

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Crooner

kangaroo
April, 2012

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When kangaroos hit the high notes

kangaroo
April, 2012

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Pademelons

macropodes
Cradle Mountain
April, 2012

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Possum

possum

Cradle Mountain
April, 2012

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Birds

Catching Oysters

tasmania
Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris)
Oystercatchers
Friendly Beaches
March, 2012

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Tawny frogmouth

tasmania
Tawny frogmouth Frogmouths Bonorong
March, 2012

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Fiercely golden

phaesant
Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus)
pheasants
Bonorong
March 31, 2012

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Easy as pie

Tasmanian magpie
Tasmanian magpie (a subspecies of the Australian magpie - Cracticus tibicen hypoleuca
April, 2012

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Down under goose

cape barren goose
Cape Barren goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae)
April 3, 2012

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Flightless rail

Flightless rail

rail
Tasmania native hen (Gallinula mortierii)
One of 12 birds endemic to Tasmania
Rails
April 6, 2012

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Endemic

rail
Tasmania native hen (Gallinula mortierii)
Rails
April 6, 2012

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Currawong

currawong
Black currawong (Strepera fuliginosa)
One of 12 birds endemic to Tasmania
April 6, 2012

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Departing cormorant

cormorant
Black-faced cormorant
(Phalacrocorax fuscescens) Coles Bay
April 2, 2012

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Juvenile tern?

tern
Coles Bay
April 2, 2012

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kookaburra

kookaburra
En route to Cradle Mountain
April 5, 2012
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)

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when the joke falls flat

kookaburra
En route to Cradle Mountain
April 5, 2012
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)

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emu-lating

emu
April, 2012
Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

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self-portrait in emu eye

emu eye
April, 2012
Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

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Invertebrates

Red Anemone

tasmania
Friendly Beaches
April 3, 2012

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Barnacles

barnacles
April, 2012

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Bark beetles

barnacles
April, 2012

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Flora

Eucalyptus

tasmania
Friendly Beaches
April 3, 2012

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Gumming up the landscape

tasmania
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Bank shot

banksia
Tasmania
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Bank depleted

banksia
Tasmania
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Coned

banksia
Tasmania
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Protea

protea
Coles Bay
April, 2012
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Beeing protea

protea
Coles Bay
April, 2012
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Butterfly and flower

tasmania
Coles Bay
April 2, 2012
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Fungi

Orange mushroom

tasmania
Cradle Mountain
April 6, 2012

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Mario was here

amanita muscaria
Amanita muscaria
April, 2012

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Giant mushroom

giant yellow mushroom
Phylloporus
En route to Cradle Mountain
April, 2012

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Blueing reaction

giant yellow mushroom
Phylloporus
April, 2012

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Finding mushroom for Darwin

giant yellow mushroom
Phylloporus
April, 2012

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purple mushroom
possibly Russula mariae
April, 2012

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Vomitous slime mold

dog vomit
Dog vomit or scambled eggs slime mold
Fuligo septica
April, 2012

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Or if you prefer, scrambled eggs

dog vomit
Dog vomit or scambled eggs slime mold
Fuligo septica
April, 2012

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Lichens

tasmania
Cradle Mountain
April 6, 2012
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Food

Apples

apples
Cradle Mountain
April, 2012

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Kopi luwak

kopi luwak
April, 2012

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People

Too cute

girl
MONA
March 31, 2012

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Happy as a Jo

jo
Tasmanian Peninsula
April, 2012

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Michael

michael
Tasmanian Peninsula
April, 2012

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Bob

Tesselated pavements

bob
Tasman Peninsula
March, 2012
Photo by Jo Larke

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Rockin' Cradle Mountain

bob
Cradle Mountain
April 6, 2012

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Darwin

Darwin and marsupial fail to see eye to eye

darwin


April, 2012

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Koala-Darwin

darwin


April, 2012

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Darwin considers pouch surfing

darwin

Wallaby and Chucklaby
Freycinet National Park
April 3, 2012

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It seems like everyone love to have their necks scratched.

darwin, bob, and kangaroo

April, 2012

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Misc

Stoned

tomb stone
April, 2012

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Road kill

road kill
April, 2012

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Landscapes

Beach

beach
Cradle Mountain
April, 2012

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Member of the jury

beach
April, 2012

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Tasmanian Peninsula

Sea plane

sea plane
Tasmanian Peninsula
April, 2012

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Doo-lishus

doo-lishus
Tasmanian Peninsula
Doo Town
April, 2012

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Tasmanian tide

tasmania tide
Tasmanian Peninsula
April, 2012

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Tasmanian Peninsula Coastline

tasmanian peninsula coastline
Tasmanian Peninsula
April, 2012

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Tasmanian Peninsula Coastline

tasmanian peninsula coastline
Tasmanian Peninsula
April, 2012

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Natural bonsai

natural bonsai
Tasmanian Peninsula
April, 2012

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Devil's kitchen

devil's kitchen
Tasmanian Peninsula
April, 2012

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Coles Bay

Coles Bay

white sand
Friendly beaches
April 3, 2012

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Wineglass Bay

wineglass bay

Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park
April 2, 2012

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Tesselated pavement

Tesselated Pavement State Reserve

tesselated pavements

April, 2012

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Tesselated pavement with gull

tesselated pavements

April, 2012

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Squaring off the pavement

tesselated pavements

April, 2012

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Tesselated pavement

tesselated pavements

April, 2012

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Tesselated pavement

tesselated pavements

April, 2012

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Mount Wellington

Mount Wellington

mount wellington

April, 2012

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Mount Wellington

mount wellington

April, 2012

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Bob and Charles atop Mount Wellington

mount wellington

April, 2012

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Mount Wellington Darwin Plaque

mount wellington darwin plaque mount wellington darwin plaque

April, 2012

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Cradle Mountain

The Cradle of Tasmania

cradle mountain
Cradle Mountain
April 6, 2012

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Cradle on the mountain

cradle mountain
Cradle Mountain
April 6, 2012

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Cradle Mountain signage

cradle mountain signage
Cradle Mountain
April 6, 2012

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Steep descent

cradle mountain
Cradle Mountain
April 6, 2012

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Dove lake

dove lake
Cradle Mountain
April 6, 2012

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Friendly Beaches

White sand beach

white sand
Friendly beaches
April 3, 2012

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Spiky bridge

spiky bridge
Spiky Bridge
Constructed with convict labor
April 3, 2012

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Cavernous

limestone cavern
Mole Creek Caves
En route to Cradle Mountain
April 5, 2012

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A structure in caves

limestone cavern
Mole Creek Caves
En route to Cradle Mountain
April 5, 2012

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Tasmania itinerary - March 30, 2012 - April 7, 2012

+ March 30, 2012 - Arrive Hobart, rent car at airport, head into town and walk around Salamanca, get ice cream, stay at Jo Larke's

+ March 31, 2012 - Bonorong Wildlife Park (devils, kangaroos, wallabies, tawny frogmouth, pheasants), lunch at craft markey, MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), stop on the way back to Hobart to take pix of black swans. Dinner with Jo at her house.

+ April 1, 2012 - Tasman Peninsula with Jo, Tesselated pavements, blow-hole, lunch on Pirates Bay Beach

+ April 2, 2012 - Hobart to Coles Bay, meet Kip, red rock beach (red anemones) Hike up to Wineglass Bay lookout and down to Wineglass Bay, Dinner in Coles Bay, stay with Michael

+ April 3, 2012 - Coles Bay to Launceston: Freycinet Lighthouse, Friendly Beaches (oyster catchers), East Coast Natureworld Animal Preserve (north of Bicheno) - devils, macropodia, Stay with Tiga

+ April 4, 2012 - Spent the Day with Kate and Daniel - search for platypus (unsuccessful) lots of interesting fungi
Drive to Tiga's Place on Tamar River, Pizza with Tiga

+ April 5, 2012 - Drive to Cradle Mountain, Honey Museum, Marakoopa Cave with formations and glow worms (Mole Creek Caves), hang out with wombats near my cabin till dusk, stay in Park. Possoms and pademelons at night.

+ April 6, 2012 - Hike around Dove Lake, up to Marion's Lookout, onto Kitchen hut, drive back to Hobart, stay at Jo's.

+ April 7, 2012 - Airport, drop off car, Hobart to Sydney, then on to US flight to LAX. Plane diverted to Honolulu to arrest passenger. Arrive in Los Angeles in time to catch flight to SFO.

With much thanks to my Couch Surfing hosts: Jo Larke, Tiga Gleeson, and Michael Salewicz, who left me with many of the most memorable moments of my trip.

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Created: April 11, 2012
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