This Island State of an Island Nation, Tasmania itself is a collection of one main island (the 26th largest island in the world) and 334 smaller islands. It is truly girt by sea!
It is a wonderful place with an amazing array of different micro climates and environments. It has ancient forests, mighty sea cliffs, dark brooding rivers and incredibly fertile farming areas that produce some of the world’s best produce. Tasmania has modern cities ( the second and third oldest in the country ), quaint towns and villages that have held onto their original charm over the last 150 years, but most of all, it has a people who are friendly, innovative, artistic and fiercely proud of their Tasmanian heritage, regardless of whether they arrived in the last few years the last couple of hundred years or if they have been walking this land for tens of thousands of years.
This book brings together just some of the amazing array of factors that make Tasmania such a unique place. It mixes adventure tourism and stunning scenery with fine dining and great wines and offers a glimpse into a world where there is still time to savour the really good things in life