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After some days of hiking is it time to leave the Cradle Mountain area.

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This airstrip is really wonderfully placed into the valley next to Cradle Mountain Road.

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We follow the road further eastwards...

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... until we cross Forth River down of the Lake Cethana Dam.

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The lake appears smaller on this old picture taken in autumn.

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But Mt. Roland appears big enough, ...

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... just above the Claude Road airstrip.

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We pass the mountain towards Minnow River, ...

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... and follow the Mole Creek Karst valley towards Trowunna Wildlife park.

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Cosy creatures there.

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Next stop could be Westbury, with the famous extraction factory north of the motorway.

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Closing in towards Launceston we cross a golf court. Just left of the H-shaped lake with the little island in it is the Country Club & Casino, ...

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... from which the lake looks like this.

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Launceston city in its full glory, ...

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... and the airport as well. Its replication in P3D is in the early 2000s look, ...

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... when the baggage collection area already showed how this post would be named many years later.

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11 hours ago, Hauer said:

Great adventure series there, Gerold... I see you survived the Tasmanian Devil! :lol:

Herman:)

Thank you Herman. It was safely separated from me in https://www.trowunna.com.au/ , an organisation that conserves the devil in times of the TDFD pandemic.

 

10 hours ago, lifejogger said:

Another great flight!!!!!!!!!! Getting to more about that part of the world.:)

Thank you John. The sim is our way to travel nowadays, and still we can not deduct it from the tax...

 

5 hours ago, Jack Sawyer said:

Another nice tour Gerold!  What a beautiful country this is.

Thank you Jack. A good place to be, and a bit on the fresh/cold side.

 

3 hours ago, TerribleT said:

Marvelous stuff!  Never mind the Devil - did you survive the Cascade :ph34r:?

You make the point, TT. They let the travellers become victim of the Cascade without precautions!

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22 hours ago, Iain Emms said:

Fine post this Gerold.

cheers

Iain

Good to get your comment Iain, I already missed you!

 

21 hours ago, timmo32 said:

nice journey once again Gerold and nice comparision pics :)

Thank you Timmo. With the current restrictions I can not extend my collection of comparison pics, unfortunately!

 

19 hours ago, adambar said:

Great series there Gerold. :)

Thanks Adam!

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