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Port Arthur to Cataract Gorge to Devonport

We only spent one night in Port Arthur, then we headed back to Devonport, but we stopped at Cataract Gorge on the way.

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 We left Port Arthur around 10 am, and stopped...
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 Making the chocolate....
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 The museum.
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 This place specialises in flavoured chocolate...
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 The owner handing out samples to a bus load o...
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 The chocolate factory....
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 As it was a beautiful warm day, we decided to...
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 The tide wasn't fully in, so we didn't get to...
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 The view in the sun....
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 Roger taking photos. He left his camera batte...
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 The view.
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 A seagull enjoying the view....
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 We decided that there was no rush in getting ...
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 This rock formation is part of one called "De...
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 The Tasman Arch....
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 Me at Devil's Kitchen....
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 Information about how it was formed....
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 Devil's Kitchen....
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 Devil's Kitchen....
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 Devil's Kitchen....
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 Pretty view.
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 Rocks.
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 We walked around for a bit, exploring the cli...
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 We headed off towards Devonport again, but st...
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 Driving.
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 We spotted a little side road leading down to...
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 Down by the water....
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 Another beautiful day. And looking a lot like...
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 Looking back up at the car....
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 Eaglehawk Neck.
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 Eaglehawk Neck.
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 As we were driving off, I casually asked Roge...
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 Driving off again....
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 A very flat beach....
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 Looking like a nice mixture of England and Au...
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 Roger driving.
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 Near Oatlands, where we stopped to stretch ou...
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 We decided to visit the Cataract Gorge at Lau...
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 Me!
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 Roger
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 They have built a cafe, gift shop, chair lift...
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 The chairlift is apparently the longest singl...
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 On the chairlift!...
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 Going over the little lake in the middle of t...
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 Roger pretending he's flying!...
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 Looking down on people....
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 The pool area.
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 Looking up the gorge. We walked back over thi...
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 A walkway, we didn't walk this way....
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 Looking back.
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 Arriving on the other side....
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 Almost there.
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 We were greeted by a wallaby when we got off ...
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 It seemed to enjoy having its photo taken....
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 We walked up to this lookout, and it only too...
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 View from the lookout....
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 A peacock.
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 The walkway at the northern side of the gorge...
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 Looking down the gorge towards the lake....
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 The gorge. A gorge is "a narrow valley betwee...
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 We went to this lookout as well, and it took ...
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 The view from the lookout....
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 Looking down at the bridge from the lookout....
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 Me!
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 Roger taking a photo of the plaque....
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 The plaque.
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 Crossing the bridge....
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 The southern part of gorge as seen from the b...
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 The bridge.
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 Looking down.
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 Driving back to Devonport at around 5 pm....
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 English looking row of trees....
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 Driving past Latrobe....
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 The township of Latrobe with Dooley's Hill in...
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 Arriving at our hotel, the Gateway....
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 Lobby.
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 The bar and through the closed door is the re...
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 Our room! We got a suite. Yes, those are glas...
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 Glass walls.
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 Luckily you can lower the blinds for privacy ...
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 Looking out from the bathroom. There's a spa ...
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 There are switches to automatically lower and...
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 Our room and the view....
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 Our room.
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 There are also automatic switches for the bli...
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 The view from our room....
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 There are control panels on each side of the ...
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 Control panel.
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 There is also a control panel outside the bat...
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 A closer look at the spa bath....
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 The bathroom (and me!)...
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 The bed.
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 Roger looking at the view....
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 Another part of the view....
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 We visited the hotel restaurant for dinner. R...
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 Roger got the trout with mashed sweet potato ...
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 Roger testing out the spa bath. He put ALL of...