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It's a hard life, working...

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by nickthetasmaniac, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    Here's a bunch of shots from my first few weeks working as a guide on the Overland Track in Tasmania.

    All shot with the GH2 and Nokton 25mm :smile:

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    Sunset over Mt Pelion East

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    Bi-annual provisioning at the Barn Bluff hut

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    Mt Ossa and Mt Doris looking ominous...

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    Creek in Pelion Gap

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    Pandani and bridge - Upper Mersey Valley

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    Mt Ossa

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    Mountain Pepper

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    Cushionplant and rain

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    Mt Oakleigh and the Forth Valley

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    Leatherwood blossoms

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    Rainbow forming in the Mersey Valley, with Mt Cathedral behind.

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    Fern

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    Sassafras

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    Pandani's near Fergusson Falls

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    Leaf litter on the forest floor, Du Cane Gap

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    D'Alton Falls

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    Rainforest, Upper Mersey

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    Sun and mist, Fergusson Falls
     
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  2. Jonathan F/2

    Jonathan F/2 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 10, 2011
    Los Angeles, CA
    I want to visit your country one day, looks beautiful! :wink:
     
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  3. hkpzee

    hkpzee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 5, 2011
    Hong Kong
    Patrick
    What a life, what a job! I feel totally depressed now...
     
  4. ripleys baby

    ripleys baby Straw clutcher

    606
    Aug 10, 2011
    Beats carrying 2.5 tons of wet soggy plasterboard (drywall) down four flights of stairs. ?
     
  5. hkpzee

    hkpzee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 5, 2011
    Hong Kong
    Patrick
    BTW, beautiful shots of a beautiful place... :thumbup:
     
  6. RDM

    RDM Mu-43 All-Pro

    If this is really what you get to live near, and make a living at walking around it every day. I am just going to give up now.
     
  7. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Most welcome Jonathan .Its a different world and I can tell u , u r not gonna go back ..
    Cheers
     
  8. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    To be fair, I do 6-day shifts of 6.30am to 11pm (99 hour weeks...), so it's not all fun and games. But yes, not a bad way to pay the bills :smile:
     
  9. hkpzee

    hkpzee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 5, 2011
    Hong Kong
    Patrick
    Wow, that is VERY long hour! I guess there is a price for everything... At least you are in a healthy environment! :wink:
     
  10. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 9, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
    nice; beautiful flora!!
     
  11. f6cvalkyrie

    f6cvalkyrie Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 12, 2010
    Brussels, Belgium
    Congrats on your new job, Nick ! I'm sure you're going to like it and the environment ! Never mind the long "office" hours :biggrin::biggrin:

    Have fun and stay safe,
    Rafael
     
  12. PeterK

    PeterK Mu-43 Rookie

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    Feb 6, 2012
    Nice! Keep them coming ;-)
     
  13. nseika

    nseika Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 22, 2010
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    Lois
    Wow on that...
    Since it's guide job, I guess there's not much extra days off either
     
  14. J.Steve

    J.Steve New to Mu-43

    3
    Feb 13, 2012
    If i am not wrong then you were on route to the forest and mud mountains of Tasmania ?
     
  15. flash

    flash Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Apr 29, 2010
    1 hour from Sydney Australia.
    Gordon
    Umm. There's no people in your shots. Did you loose your customers? :smile:

    Gordon