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Stanley

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  • Day692

    Stanley - The Nut

    February 24 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    The Nut - a kind of table mountain surrounded by the sea with lots of wildlife on it. Could it be any better? Probably not! That was a fun hike!

    The Nut (Die Nuss) ein Berg mit einem großen Plateau und vielen Tieren umgebeben vom Meer. Es könnte kaum besser sein. Eine sehr schöne Wanderung!Read more

  • Day5

    The Nut, Stanley

    January 1 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    This is the plug of an extinct volcano and we are 143m from the ground!! A plug is formed when the magma hardens in the volcanic vent and over time the outside of the volcano erodes and the plug is left.

    Now I have walked around on two plugs, the first being Edinburgh Castle as the Castle was also built on one!!
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  • Day30

    The Nut

    December 9, 2016 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 12 °C

    The Nut ist eine riesige freigewitterte Magmakammer die als Tafelberg bei Stanley 143m hoch aus dem Meer herausragt.
    Es gibt hier sogar einen Sessellift für 10 $ einfache Fahrt😨. Zu Fuss hoch dauert der zwar wirklich steile, aber kurze Aufstieg 10 min.
    Falls man den Sessellift benutzt, hat man sage und schreibe einen Zeitgewinn von ganzen 2 Minuten😅.
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  • Day34

    Stanley 2.5

    March 7, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    Just because it’s there it must be climbed!! So I saw the Nut and therefore I climbed it! Well actually I walked up it but man was it a steep walk, I’ve seen sides of buildings that were less steep.
    So after 3 stops on the way up and my heart nearly bursting out of my chest I finally made it to the top where there are some lovely views on a 2kms loop trail.
    After finishing the trail comes the descent which although easier on the heart is a bit of a strain on the calf muscles as well as being quite slippery.
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  • Day35

    Stanley 2.8

    March 8, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 15 °C

    Last night we went down to the penguin viewing platform at around dusk hoping to see the little penguins come ashore, well after an hour or so there was a crowd of eager visitors then a ranger came along and the first thing he did was tell me I had picked the only spot where I should not park our car, so off I went to move it ! The ranger came along as he wanted to move his car into that spot. It seems that the Penguins have been known hide under cars that park there and he worries about them getting squashed if the driver does not notice them before driving away.
    On the way back to the viewing platform I asked him where would be the best spot to view them, to which his answer was you probably won’t see any as they are already ashore in their burrows as its their moulting season. So I collected Kay and went back to the caravan disappointed that yet another native creature has evaded us.
    This morning we took one last drive around town emptied the cassette filled up the tanks with water, Kay bought a tea towel as a souvenir then set off to our next stop.
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  • Day38

    Stanley

    December 12, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 25 °C

    Staying in a caravan park for a few nights as the guys want to go surfing somewhere ( which is a day trip - not a 2 hr trip) and we can entertain and contain the kids easier at a caravan park. This town is so quiet and gorgeous- cottages everywhere and 'the nut' mountain in the background.Read more

  • Day34

    Stanley 2

    March 7, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Today I started to think everything was falling apart, I seem to have bent the tow hitch from probably trying to put too much load on the weight distribution bars, this we will try to get bye with.
    The 12 pin connection has shorted out maybe from getting wet which set up corrosion, I had to go back to Smithton to get a couple of anderson plugs then retired the connector.
    Then I found that the cable that joins the caravan batteries to the battery in the back of the car had been damaged so I had to shorten that cable.
    Then after a really cool/cold night 10/11c the diesel heater didn’t start up correctly it went into error mode, this I thought was going to be real bad as it’s only going to get colder from here but after a bit of googling I found a solution and it now seems to be working (touch wood).
    Yesterday was very showery and blowy today the wind had reduced a bit but it seems as though the showers are back aiming for a top of 19c.
    Eww had a walk around the old part of the town then gave the pups a run on the beach.
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  • Day8

    Stanley

    September 21, 2018 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 9 °C

    Left the cold at Cradle Mountain. Drove to Burnie to visit Helleyer's Road distillery. Visited Wynyard for lunch and on to Table Cape to the lookout. Finally on to Stanley. More great accommation at Stanley Village and penguins right out our back door.Read more

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Stanley, Стенли