240 kilometers south of Australia is an amazing piece of paradise – the island of Tasmania. From the west it is washed by the waters of the Indian Ocean, and from the east by the waters of the Tasman Sea. The island covers an area of only about 70 kilometers and can be traveled around in a few days.
The abundance of vegetation on this mysterious and distant island is striking. Endless eucalyptus, pine forests, cypresses, southern beech and rare species of mosses, lichens occupy most of it. Over eighty species of orchids alone grow here! Continue reading