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About tbeartravels

It's been said that I know a little bit about a lot of things and a lot about little things. I hope I can share some of this knowledge with you as we travel.

Tasmania: Recherche Bay

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  RECHERCHE BAY     SOUTH EAST TASMANIA.  Where the French came in friendship. Our 2016 visit to Recherche Bay was to advance our understanding of the French connection with Australia, especially since spending … Continue reading

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Tasmania: Southport Lagoon

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  SOUTH COAST CONSERVATION AREA  SOUTHPORT LAGOON Our 2016 journey saw us back in the southern part of Tasmania. The plan was to take a canoe trip across the water from Southport … Continue reading

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Tasmania: Corinna and the Pieman River

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  WEST COAST WILDERNESS  Corinna and the Pieman River. From Arthur River we pushed on south to Corinna on the Pieman River where we made camp in a tent-only camping area. Timber … Continue reading

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Tasmania: The Tarkine and Arthur River

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  WEST COAST WILDERNESS  The Arthur River and the Tarkine After arriving in Devonport on the north coast of Tasmania we drove east and stayed a few days with friends. It is … Continue reading

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Tasmania: From home to Devonport

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA FROM HOME TO DEVONPORT via MELBOURNE. October 2016.  During our peregrinations in Europe in 2015 (Odyssey#3) we thought about where we might go next to revisit our past. After some deliberation we decided not to leave … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Canal cycling France: Baumes Les Dames to Besançon

EUROVELO 6 FRANCE DAY 8 ALONG THE VELO 6 BIKE PATH. DAYS 9 & 10 in BESANÇON.  Farewell to Le Bambi Hotel at Baume-les-Dames and arriving in Besançon. In 2015 the population of Besançon was 116,676. At the start of … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike:Canal cycling France: Longevelle-sur-Doubs to Baume les Dames

EUROVELO 6 FRANCE  DAY 5 LONGEVELLE TO BAUME-LES-DAMES  DAY 6 DRYING OUT at BAUME-LES-DAMES. Rain this morning, the blessings from Buddha were not with us. Buddha said Life is Suffering and today we suffered, to a degree. The statement is … Continue reading

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