Walking Around Tasmania (part 7) : The Hike, Facts and Thoughts


A week after finishing the South Coast Track, I walked the remaining stretch back to Hobart and I had done it: I walked around Tasmania, covering 1,604 kilometres in 58 days and quite a few rest days on top of that. I walked back to Pilgrim Coffee, where I had begun my hike originally, and … Continue reading Walking Around Tasmania (part 7) : The Hike, Facts and Thoughts

Walking Around Tasmania (part 6) : South Coast Track


I had spent five days walking the Port Davey Track, which was as traumatising as it was powerful, and a blissful afternoon and early morning soaking up Maleleuca airstrip’s sudden abundant sunrays and quiet ease. I watched a group of tourists flying in and wandering around the area, taking short walks along the few walking … Continue reading Walking Around Tasmania (part 6) : South Coast Track

Walking Around Tasmania (part 5) : The Port Davey Track


The Wild West of Tasmania had been the first true taste of walking through a remote and vastly deserted area, but crossing the Southwest National Park came to be the true challenge. After arriving in Queenstown, it took eight days to arrive at Ouse, the last point of resupply until the town of Dover, which … Continue reading Walking Around Tasmania (part 5) : The Port Davey Track