Walking around Tasmania (part 3) : Along the North Coast


The evening grew closer and darker and from inside my tent I heard the wind raging, louder and louder, while the rain plummeted agressively onto the tent’s fabric, which was flapping obtrusively. I could make out a van driving into Gladstone’s town park, where I had set up my tent next to the public toilet’s … Continue reading Walking around Tasmania (part 3) : Along the North Coast

Walking around Tasmania (part 2) : Leaving Hobart and up the East Coast


A tale of early struggles and the kindness of people   The first few weeks walking around Tasmania were a shock to the system. Physically, mentally and environmentally, everything was new. Carrying a heavy backpack (11 kg without food or water) and walking hours and hours on end, was very different from my previous hiking. … Continue reading Walking around Tasmania (part 2) : Leaving Hobart and up the East Coast