Tasmania - Central Plateau Walk - 14 - 26 April 2008
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Day 5 - Walls of Jerusalem to Chinamans Plains
Above - Setting off from the Walls. Col is without a pack - he was only walking the first bit before heading back to town
Above - John and Chuin Nee walking around part of Lake Ball. We soon headed cross country along the Chinamans Plains
Above - John exploring some tarns
Above - On previous trips I had called this area the "Funky Tarns". It
is a very intricate set of small ponds. In Corsica they would be called
Above - Our first site of "fagus" - northofagus gunii - the local deciduous beech - endemic to Tasmania
Above - Our first of two campsites on the Chinamans Plains. This one
was close to a small rocky hill that provided excellent views
Above - From the rocky hill looking down to the campsite (bottom right) and Lake Toorah. Beyond are the Walls of Jerusalem
Above - Lake Penah
Day 6 - Chinamans Plains
More traversing of the Chinamans Plains - generally easy walking and
some route finding - picking our way along the white bits on the map.
On this day we saw a platypus in one of the lakes - but it was too shy
to pose for a photo.
Above - Our second campsite - on a ridge above some nice lakes
Continue to Day 7
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