Myrtles on the King Billy Track, Cradle Mountain | Kodak Gold 200 I had booked my own little Waldheim cabin several months ago. May 21, election and check in day, came around soon enough. I set off early and stopped at Mountain Mumma in Sheffield for some brekky and a brew. The forecast for the […]
Richea pandanifolia (Pandani) on a late May morning, Cradle Mountain NP.
The world’s tallest heath plant, Pandani (Richea pandanifolia) is endemic to Tasmania and can grow up to 12 metres in height. I always love coming across these guys, for when you see them you know you’re in a pretty special place. Cradle Mountain | Kodak ColorPlus | Nikon F2 | Dev/scan | Ikigai Camera.
Also known as Tanglefoot owing to its twisted ground-hugging branches, Deciduous beech (Nothofagus gunnii) is Tasmania’s only deciduous native. People flock to the Tasmanian Highlands during April and May for the ‘turning of the fagus’, as the tiny crimped beech leaves turn from green to yellow to flame red, and finally fall to the ground. […]