Author Archives: marilyn

Will I ever hear an end to the complaints about the lack of a scheduled Rest Day?

CAVING in TASMANIA – Part 4 – IDA BAY 12 – 16 March 2020 And the answer to the question above … probably not!  The idea for my trip to Tassie came out of a trip to Mystery Creek Cave … Continue reading

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2 weeks before Armageddon and Lockdown

CAVING in TASMANIA – Part 3 – MOLE CREEK – 10 – 11 March 2020 I’m struggling with writing this post.  As you can imagine, I write the post after the event, sometimes a couple of weeks after (in this … Continue reading

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Kubla Khan – I might hold a record for this cave

CAVING in TASMANIA – Part 2 – MOLE CREEK – 9 March 2020 So, we’re up to our 6th day at Mole Creek, and the plan is to do Kubla Khan.  Now, Kubla and I have a history … I … Continue reading

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14 Caves in 12 days – maybe a bit ambitious?

CAVING in TASMANIA – Part 1 –  MOLE CREEK – 4 – 8 March, 2020 And the 12 days didn’t even include travelling to and from Launceston to Mole Creek, then to Ida Bay and then Hobart! And, as David … Continue reading

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River Explorers on Woronora River

HEATHCOTE NP – 29 February 2020 Imagine a day out with pool rings, champagne, hot dogs and the words  River Explorers sung to the tune of  Viva Las Vegas (none of us could remember any of the lyrics other than Viva Las … Continue reading

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