You’d think after four visits I’d be sick to death of Maria Island. Happy to say that is far from the case as I already can’t wait to get back. I’ve said in all three previous posts about this place that is has something special about it. There’s always something new to experience and even … More Maria the Fourth be with you
It’s been almost two years since I first set foot on Tasmanian soil. I’ve had the immense privilege of seeing some of this island’s most picturesque and beautiful sights. Putting a top 10 together has not been easy as it means omitting a place that is no less amazing than those featured here. The scariest … More My top 10 sights in Tasmania (so far)
It was our first evening on Maria and we had been at the mess hall in Darlington, making dinner and playing table tennis. As we got closer to our tents we saw a possum sitting outside Mo’s tent, munching on a bit of bread. “Where’d he get that bread from?” we asked each other. The … More Maria Island camping trip
Our second trip to the wondrous place that is Maria Island was a bit of a washout unfortunately but that didn’t mean it was any less awesome than our first visit. I can’t put into words the feeling you get on that island, it’s just…..magical. Sounds cheesy I know but there is something in the … More Return to Maria Island
Another weekend and yet another awesome adventure in Tasmania. This past weekend I had the pleasure of tagging along on a trip with members of the Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science where my lovely partner Sinéad is doing some post-doctoral research. Our destination was Maria Island, a former penal colony off the coast of … More Hail Maria Island Full of Awesome, Heaven art thou among islands.