Tasmania Part III.

"Port Arthur is a village and historic site in southern Tasmania, Australia. Sitting on the Tasman Peninsula, it was a 19th-century penal settlement and is now an open-air museum. Ruins include the huge penitentiary and the remaining shell of the Convict Church, which was built by inmates. Solitary confinement cells in the Separate Prison building … Continue reading Tasmania Part III.

Tasmania Part I.

Few years ago I visited Tasmania and explored the island on a 3 week roadtrip. What a fantastic beautiful place. "Tasmania is an isolated island off Australia’s south coast and is known for its vast, rugged wilderness areas, largely protected within parks and reserves." The weather is constantly changing and shows itself often from it's worse … Continue reading Tasmania Part I.

Solitude – the house of peace.

Not so long ago we went on a road trip to Mount Mulligan, a former mining town in rural northern Queensland, Australia were on 19th September 1921 an underground explosion killed 75 miners (all the miners in the town) in Queensland's worse mining disaster. The 180 kilometers trip to Mount Mulligan from Cairns requires 44 … Continue reading Solitude – the house of peace.