For anyone into night sky photography Tasmania is a joy. As well as regular displays of the southern aurora, the dark skies of Tasmania mean many distant objects can be sought out relatively easily.
The Orionids Meteor Shower
My main aim heading out last night was to witness the Orionids meteor display… Read more →
The Liffey River is most well known for the magnificent Liffey Falls which entice many visitors all year round. The rainforest surrounding the falls, and further upstream is exquisite, and deserves it’s own special mention.
As with most areas of Tasmanian rainforest, the myrtle beech is the dominant tree, with a host of understorey trees such as the native pepper and various ferns… Read more →
I had the rather unique opportunity recently of accompanying James from the University of Tasmania (UTAS) on one of his field trips to study Tasmania’s endemic King Billy Pine trees. We visited a number of locations, including Mother Cummings Rivulet and Cradle Mountain, but the photos below are from the Winterbrook Falls track which leads to Black Bluff… Read more →