Surreal place with a lot of hidden and forgotten treasure

2 January, 2016

  

Пляж на острове Бруни, Тасмания.

There are many beaches on the island - And you are, likely, find one of them, that's right for you. Photo: Steven Van der Mark


Although, This place is just an hour's drive from one of the capital cities of Australia, Here you feel far away from modern civilization.

One of the best rounds on the island-"Bruni cruise», the three-hour trip by boat, Adventure Bay that starts from near the isthmus. In this trip your hairstyle will be smashed to smithereens, to the extent that, as you will quickly drift in a powerful vessel past hidden from outside view beaches, caves and doleritovyh rocks, the towering peaks of the 200 m above sea level.

Not far from the island was sunk several ships, who found their last refuge in the depths of the deep sea, among them, including crashed in 1827 year, during the time of colonial trade ship «Hope». Located opposite the beach Bruni now bears his name. Shortly after the crash began to spread the legend that, what treasures were on board. It was thought, that ship, transported, including the quarterly fee garrison Hobart, estimated, from 5000 to 30000 lbs.

Other ships, victim wreck off Cape Bruni were "Enchantress", on board 17 man, as well as transport ship George III, with 134 crew members and passengers, who all died.

  

Near the lighthouse at Cape Bruny. Photo: Steven Van der Mark

Going to the island, you, Of course, need some essentials, you have to take. But forget about wine packaging, cheese, berries or oysters, because it's all you can buy on the island. You sell here fresh oysters, just recovered directly from the Pacific, While on the road to Bruni you can visit a company dealing with the production of cheese, and that sells some of the best types of cheese, made in Australia. Of Bruni, you can also take the elite wines, made by South Australian grape varieties, as well as the famous ice cream Bruni Berry Farm.

Useful facts:

Как добраться: From Hobart, about 40 minutes south by car, to Kettering, with a daily car ferry runs, making 20-minute trip across the Strait D'Antrkasto Roberts Point North Bruny. For details, see.: brunyislandferry.com.au.

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