On paper 70 kilometres doesn’t seem like much, but days of walking takes its toll on the Overland Track.
I get a high from standing on top of a mountain. Consequently, there must also be disappointment when you don’t make it.
When the track is tricky and boggy it takes effort to remember to look up and enjoy the scenery.
On my first day walking Tasmania’s famous Overland Track, nature punched me in the face.
As a way of introducing this beautiful place I’m sharing my favourite photos taken at Cradle Mountain and you’ll see what all the fuss is about.
Photographer Aaron Jones is on an epic mission that takes him into the unforgiving Tasmanian wilderness again and again.
Autumn in Tasmania is all kinds of beautiful, and the setting for a spectacle you won’t find anywhere else.
At the end of my second day on the Overland Track I wrote in my notebook: “It’s the littlest moments that make this so amazing.”
For almost 20 years I’ve dreamed of walking the Overland Track through the Tasmanian Wilderness. It’s finally happening.
Cradle Mountain is the most recognisable sight in Tasmania. But viewing this icon from 6000 feet? This is Cradle Mountain as I’ve never seen it.