Friday, 8 August 2014

Ulverstone, Tasmania, Australia.

Ulverstone is a major town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. It is on the Bass Highway, 21 kilometres (13 mi) west of Devonport and 12 kilometres (7 mi) east of Penguin.

The town area was first settled by Europeans in 1848, when Andrew Risby, his wife Louisa and their five young children arrived to settle and develop farmland from what was mostly a thickly forested wilderness.

The town has a good shopping centre plus a nice beach.

My husband and I took a rest from cleaning the cupboards out at my late dads house driving to Ulverstone.

I took a few photos and have posted normal and HDR. Interesting the transformation.


Normal photo West and Bass Strait.


HDR Photo


Normal photo East and Bass Strait.


HDR Photo


Playground, part of at the beach.


An old house at Ulverstone.


The ANZ Bank in Ulverstone, just one of the old buildings left.

16 comments:

  1. Hello,

    Ulverstone looks to be just the kind of place where we would choose to escape from the daily round and find some rest and relaxation. The beach looks wonderful and the town seems to have some interesting architecture. A perfect place to unwind!

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    1. It certainly is a lovely place, but I have only shown a small piece of it :)

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  2. I think is very nice city but I can't believe it is . Comparing to your country Europe is very old continent. And Europeans were very curios and aggressive and discovered so many nice places. Do your ancestors come from Europe ., too?

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    1. My ancestors came to Tasmania as free settlers in the mid 1800's.

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  3. It is interesting to compare the photos done in a different format - you are wise to keep giving yourselves a break from the chores of cleaning and clearing your father's home - it can be a soul destroying task.

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    1. Cleaning out the cupboards is upsetting, especially some particular ones. Each week my husband and I stay there and do some work, then come home again. It gives the family of 5 staying with us a break, plus gives us a break.

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  4. The pictures are very pretty. Thanks for sharing part of your world.

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    1. Thank you..I love to see other peoples photos too.

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  5. Hello M I know how hard that is cleaning out your Dad's stuff and I am so happy you went for a drive, a beautiful place and the HDR does have an interesting effect. Beautiful place beautiful shots. Take care M. Hug G

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    1. Yes, you do know only too well :)
      HDR I did is probably a bit too strong in colour...Hugs M xox

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  6. I'm voting for the "normal" pictures...but all beautiful!

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    1. I prefer the normal ones in the beach scene too.

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  7. great photos of the beach and buildings

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    1. Thanks Adam, just something different to take..

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  8. Lovely photos of the straits and beautiful old house!

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