Photo essay: The wildlife and nature of Tasmania
[Editor's note: Scott Sporleder was the first of many travel journalists to participate in the (closed beta) MatadorAccess program. When launched, this program will enable Matador to connect journalists with Destination Marketing Orgs (DMOs) and global PR firms, sending talented writers, photographers, and filmmakers on amazing trips all over the world. Scott was hosted by Discover Tasmania. Check out more of his Tasmania content on his Matador community page.]
I HAD BEEN COOPED UP in an airplane for 15 hours on my flight from the States to Australia — then during my layover I sat under a screen which for eight hours bathed me with the constant flickering glow of the arrival and departure of flights to other far-off lands. I capped it all off with another two-hour flight from Sydney to Hobart, the island’s capital.
By the time I strolled off that plane I was ready to be outside. Here’s what I found.