With the passing of time, came the proportional passing of energy. It was time for Team O’Connor to launch themselves into another adventure of winter travel. Why can’t we holiday in the warmer months, you may well ask? I frequently ask myself the same question, with a less than satisfactory response seemingly forthcoming.
Not content with just travelling in the winter – we decide to venture to the coldest part of Australia, at the coldest time of the year.
|Richmond bridge, 1825, oldest bridge in Australia|
|Laurel Cottage, Richmond|
Quickly dubbed ‘our new home’, it was to become our perfect base for touring the convict trail along the south east coast. Tomorrow would see us visit Port Arthur, a site of significant colonial history, pain and tragedy.