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  1. henleybeach

    Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

    this one went down too easy
  2. henleybeach

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    Yep during lockdowns, I’m classed as an essential worker but I’m not classed as one if I try and get vaccinated! Ah bummer, the weather in Noosa would’ve been a lot nicer than here. It’s very difficult, a lot of people have been working extremely hard the last 18 months due to the pandemic and...
  3. henleybeach

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    Our last day in Hobart was a relaxing day, walking around the city and the waterfront enjoying the beautiful day. We had lunch at fish frenzy and sat outside in the sun enjoying the fish and chips. We had a coffee at Salamanca, enjoying our freedom as we started to think about coming home to...
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    We departed foggy Launceston and headed for Hobart via Richmond. We arrived in Richmond to a beautiful sunny day, and I grabbed another Scallop Pie & headed for a walk down to the river and the bridge. After lunch, it was wine tasting at Pooley’s, a picturesque location. The Chardonnay and...
  5. henleybeach

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    After 3 relaxing nights at the cove, we headed off back to Launceston for 1 night. We arrived at the Verge hotel to check in at 1050am and surprisingly they had room availability and allowed us to have the room Straight away. We put our bags down and headed for a coffee and walk to the seaport...
  6. henleybeach

    Australian state border restrictions

    Yer the SA gov outlines connections under 2 hours are ok but tne other probably is Virgin have slashed flights, so our connection in Melb had been compromised and was like 14 hour connection instead of 60 minutes. Qantas was still displaying accepting connections from Launceston to Adel but I...
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    Will do mate!
  8. henleybeach

    Australian state border restrictions

    We have been ok so far, we get regularly text messages from TAS govt asking if we have been to a high risk site, so far so good. We were meant to fly home from Launceston on Thursday via Melb but have had to cancel and book Jetstar Hobart to Adel on fri night. Currently you can transit Melbourne...
  9. henleybeach

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    We arrived at our accommodation, The Cove. Absolute stunning, we were booked into cliffside chalet 1, and the views were beautiful. There is 3 chalets with ensuite and four that share a Common bathroom, but we are not talking caravan park showers and toilets, the shared amenities were excellent...
  10. henleybeach

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    I knew you would have some information for me rooflyer
  11. henleybeach

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    We departed Strahan and headed for Devonport for our next three nights. Beautiful scenery along the way and we stopped at a town called Waratah for lunch. Not much open except the old pub so it was a National pie from service station, which went down beautifully in 5 degrees. I had never heard...
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    Yesterday, we headed to Queenstown to join the west coast wilderness rail trip. We departed Strahan at 8am and arrived at Queenstown railway station at 9-am with heavy fog present. A beautiful station and we settled inside in front of the fire with a coffee whilst we wait for boarding to begin...
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    Yes, they had an extensive range, and they weren’t shy on pouring. I started off with the sparkling, then the PN and finished off with some Riesling during afternoon tea. After a couple beers at the pub, We walks back to the accommodation and were Both asleep by 730!
  14. henleybeach

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    Day 5 and we are off on the Gordon river cruise in Strahan. We booked the premium class and it was well worth it, lovely seats, breakfast and coffee upon boarding, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and all alcoholic drinks included. We had our own viewing deck for Prem passengers only which was...
  15. henleybeach

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    We live next to the Torrens river in Adelaide and I can tell you from experience he will chase them and even jump in the water after them! Only problem is, in the past I’ve had to jump in the river and swim out and rescue the little bugger.
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    Today we made our way to Strahan for 3 nights. We made our first stop at Sheffield for lunch, which I enjoyed a nice scallop pie and a coffee. We continued on through the Winding wet roads and enjoyed the scenario, before stopping at Tullah for a hot chocolate and a walk around the lake. We...
  17. henleybeach

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    Day 3 started off with some coffee and breakfast at Bread and Butter cafe. Excellent cafe and in a warehouse shed just behind hotel Verge. After Breakfast we set off and headed to Clover Hill winery for some more sparkling tasting. The winery has a modern cellar door with some beautiful views...
  18. henleybeach

    Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

    Beautiful full bodied, Jammy, Smokey. Paired nicely with a strip loin at Brisbane street Bistro
  19. henleybeach

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    Day 2 in Launceston After coffee in bed, I caught a OLA to go and collect our hire car, pick up time was 11am. I arrived at 1025am and completed the paperwork in 10 minutes with the attendant advising me the car is ready, but I’ll have to sit and wait for 25 minutes until 11am otherwise I would...
  20. henleybeach

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    We arrived in Launceston as per normal operations. We flew ADL-MEL-LST with the Q Uneventful flights, a nice chicken avo sandwich served on the first leg and cheese and crackers to LST. We checked in to the verge hotel, industrial exposed concrete look. Room was a good size with a nice view. A...
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