Dursey Island

Ireland has a cable car. Yes…..Ireland. Something we’d oft associate with Switzerland or Austria or North America and other alpine places with proper mountains and genuine altitude that can leave you out of breath, exists on the little island where I was born. Which way do cable cars travel? Up right? And down again of … More Dursey Island

Three Castle Head

I have Netflix to thank for the very first stop on our main adventure. We watched a hilarious Irish movie earlier this year called The Young Offenders. It’s about two young scallywags from Cork who go on a big adventure to find a bale of cocaine washed ashore from a drug trafficking boat. It’s not … More Three Castle Head

Mount Marian: 50mm

Well that’s another Abel ticked off the list and all the Abels nearest to Hobart done and dusted. Mount Marian was the last on the list and we had been putting it off for a while as for some reason we thought it was really far. The truth is, once you get up from Collinsvale … More Mount Marian: 50mm

Easter atop Tasmania

This trip almost didn’t happen. We’d been umming and uhhing all week, watching the weather forecast and praying for a miraculous change from the soggy prediction that was being made. When you’re hoping to climb Tasmania’s highest mountain, you kinda want to have a view. Hannah pushed us onward in the end and we decided … More Easter atop Tasmania