Then, on to
for a week that included more sights like Hobart, Tasmania , the famous convict colony, and numerous highlights along the coast. Such a beautiful part of Port Arthur , so lush in vegetation as well as dramatic in history and coastal scenery. Australia was especially terrific and we took the boat cruise around the tip which was a fantastic experience. The most southerly tip of Bruny Island …. Next stop Australia Antarctica.
I would recommend the island cruise if you get to
. We were blessed with a sunny bright, but quite cool day and you can see from the photos how fantastic the scenery was. Hobart
Port Arthur was also a great experience. Understanding the life that convicts had when they arrived in Tasmania over 100 years ago was quite a revelation. Many of the buildings are derelict now, but set in the most beautiful scenery you could imagine. It was hard to comprehend what life was like for many who found themselves so far away, banished for petty crimes in England. It is certainly worth a visit if you are visiting Hobart in the future. I could see so many textures and architectural images I am sure they will find their way into future work.
We also visited the 'Tesselated' pavement on the Tasman penninsula east of Hobart and I was amazed by even more natural pattern. These 'pan' and 'loaf' formations seem unique to this area and full of rock pools and wildlife.
On to Brisbane and Sydney to ATASDA groups in both cities.
Stay tuned and thanks for reading