By Road & Track
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By Road & Track

Stories of the trail…

The track to Huay: steps and more steps

Seastacks, and in the distance, Cape Pillar.
Just a short section of the first set of steps. There are more. Many more.

The track

A banksia flower, a heathland species of Cape Huay. The plant is named for the naturalist on Captain James Cook’s voyage, Joseph Banks, when he followed part of the Australian coatline in 1970.

Early days

Looking back into Fortescue Bay, the flowers of wattle, Acacia, in the foreground.

Three Capes: an authentic bushwalk, or not?

A visually inspiring walk

Cape Huay and, offshore, the Hippolytes.
A steep descent follows, then an ascent up another set of steps and, finally, the cape.

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Russ Grayson

I'm an independent online and photojournalist living on the Tasmanian coast after nine months on the road in a minivan.