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"NO MORTGAGE . NO MOWING" - The Grey Nomad Journey of Keith and Frances Thompson

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Below you will find our latest Posts with photographs of all our latest travels.

….WHERE ARE WE NOW?

We are spending Feb 2019 to early March 2020 in Tasmania and basically touring most of the island.

After a Winter house sitting near St Helens we are continuing down the East Coast and then to the South.

The Blue route on the map represents our travels before house sitting and the red since leaving to continue our travels.

Tasmania 2019 Part1

  • Distance 1,684.34 km
  • Time 27 h 20 min
  • Speed 74.3 km/h
  • Min altitude 0 m
  • Peak 983 m
  • Climb 11829 m
  • Descent 11724 m
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May 8, 2019
Keith

Our 13 month Tasmania journey starts off the Ferry in Devonport and Part1 takes us to our Winter House Sitting near St Helens.

Tasmania Part2

  • Distance 1,044.91 km
  • Time 17 h 27 min
  • Speed 59.8 km/h
  • Min altitude 0 m
  • Peak 373 m
  • Climb 7070 m
  • Descent 7169 m
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October 8, 2019
Keith

After our Winter House Sitting near St Helens we travel down the East Coast to eventually work our way around to the Huon Valley and on to Bruny Island. We then returned to the Hobart area at The Lea Scout Camp before starting the third part of our Tasmanian adventure.

Tasmania Part3

  • Distance 827.79 km
  • Time 13 h 58 min
  • Speed 59.2 km/h
  • Min altitude 0 m
  • Peak 0 m
  • Climb 0 m
  • Descent 0 m
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December 9, 2019
Keith

The third part of our Tasmanian adventure: Leaving from The Lea Campground near Hobart we head for the West Coast and then complete our island tour through the central areas and back to the North East before departing for Melbourne on March 3, 2020.

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Wombat Moor – Moorland Mosaic

Wombat Moor – Moorland Mosaic

  January 24, 2020As you approach the fianl short descent to Lake Dobson you travel across Wombat Moor, an open stretch of high moorland country. Along the first 200m of the path to Lakes Belton and Belcher is a boardwalk with interpretive signs of all the...

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Lake Dobson

Lake Dobson

  January 24, 2019Lake Dobson is as far as the road takes you from the Mt Field Campground when the section to the ski fields is closed off. A distance of 16km the frist 14km are all uphill, rising from 160m at the campground to over 1000m at the crest on Wombat...

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Three Falls Walk, Mt. Field

Three Falls Walk, Mt. Field

  Top: Russell Falls January 21, 2019From the edge of the Campground are the two ends of the loop walk of around 5km which takes in the Lady Barron Falls, Horseshoe Falls and the well known Russell Falls. If you walk anti clockwise (as we were advised) you...

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Mount Field Campground

Mount Field Campground

  January 19-28, 2019After 8 days around Lake Pedder we moved back down to Mt Field National Park and the NP Campground, at first for 3 or 4 days but then deciding to stay until after the Australia Day long weekend. The route back down Gordon River Road takes you...

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Lake Pedder – Edgar Dam

Lake Pedder – Edgar Dam

  January 15.2019 At the Southern end of Lake Pedder are Scotts Peak Dam, which bridges the Huon River and the smaller Edgar Dam, positioned to maintain the required water level in the two lakes. Lake Pedder and Lake Gordon are, in fact, designed as a single...

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Serpentine and Gordon Dams

Serpentine and Gordon Dams

January 13, 2019As the weather stayed fine and clear we took a short drive to the two major dams in this area. The Serpentine Dam (above) is the Northern barrier which forms Lake Pedder across the Serpentine River (see later post for the Southern dams) and along the...

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