One Drive For The Bucket List

An unlisted ‘bucket list’ drive. Wed 8th April 2015. I’m happy now I’ve seen the mysterious, invisible lake on the edge of the Derby village, having climbed the hill and gazed into the jaws of death (a minor exaggeration, but the cliff edge was a bit scary).

Our Travel Australia adventure has already produced some amazing experiences as you may have read in previous articles and now we were looking at something entirely different.

We have agreed to consider looking after a roadside ice-cream cafe, 11 kilometres south of Bicheno on the Tasman Highway in June after we complete our Hobart mission at the end of May.Derby to Bicheno map

During the winter the business is essentially closed but still needs a ‘presence’ and today was the day to meet up for a coffee.

A bucket list drive. Wow.

It was overcast this morning, a few light showers had passed through but that means not a lot with weather gods so fickle. By the idyllic unhurried standards to which we have become accustomed this was an early start. By 9.15am we were on the road heading uphill to St Helens, a 70 kilometre run to the south east.

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