Get Lost in Kettering | think-tasmania.com
Bruny Island Ferry Terminal at the #Kettering Marina, south of #Hobart. Article and photo by Anelda Lotter Photography for think-tasmania.com #Tasmania
Come with me to Bruny Island. I hope you’re feeling fit, because we’ll be climbing these stairs every day. Hideous, I know. But, I promise it will be worth it. Look at the view: A much nicer view from this angle, right? After all that exercise! *phew* Bruny Island has a long, thin neck connecting two bodies …
TV program Gourmet Farmer brought a great amount of focus onto Tasmania's 'foodie scene' and now with partner Nick Haddow (Bruny Island Cheese), Matthew Evans has started 'A Common Ground' inside The Salamanca Arts Centre. They call it “a cupboard under the stairs packed with Tasmanian artisan produce”.
The Cape Bruny Lighthouse
The Cape Bruny Lighthouse was the third Lighthouse to be erected in Tasmania in 1838. The Lighthouse was built by convict labour using locally quarried rock. The original light source for the light tower consisted of fifteen lamps burning nearly a pint of oil per hour. Originally run on sperm whale oil the lamp eventually changed to colza oil a better quality oil. The quality of the oil was paramount as the better the oil the less consumables such as wicks & glass chimneys were used. The…
Must-Do #7 Bruny Island
About 90 minutes south of Hobart lies beautiful Bruny Island. Its pristine, windswept shores have been graced by the likes of Captain Cook and William Bligh. Today, the island and its surrounds are a tourist haven, drawing adventurers and foodies in equal measure. We’ve hand-selected two of the region’s finest treasures.