Happy Travel Tuesday! Link up is at the bottom as well as a note about future link ups.
Last week I told you about our road trip up the east coast of Tasmania, but what I didn’t explain was the reason behind our trip. Travis saw a picture somewhere of the Blooming Tulips festival in Tasmania, and that alone inspired us to book our trip for that very weekend in October.
Once we left Bay of Fires we headed inland towards Table Cape, the home of the tulip festival. We made a couple pitstops including one at this spooky abandoned church and cemetery.
A short three hours later we drove through the small town of Wynyard and followed the signs to the Bloomin’ Tulips Festival.
To be fair when we heard of this festival we pictured fields upon fields of tulips all over the countryside. It was more like a couple large farms (one main one) filled with tulips. At first we were disappointed but then we decided to make the best of it and enjoy the beatiful flowers.
Just a man in a sea of tulips. Nothing to see here.
After taking one million pictures we drove up to the lighthouse and admired the view over the Bass Strait which separates Tassie from the rest of Australia.
We had a lovely day driving through the countryside of Tasmania and spending the afternoon checking out the tulip fields (even if it was another example of our 85% rule). As we drove to Launceston we were ready to get to our next stop and do some exploring on foot for a bit. And that we did! This post is a little short because I wanted to make a whole post dedicated to Launceston and how stinkin cute it was. So be on the lookout for that later this week :).