Another fairly inclement day here in Hobart … a little bit of sun breaking through the clouds this morning, but rain throughout most of the day.
Without anything specific to do ahead of tonight’s show, Cathy and I went for a drive through the Huon Valley coming back via Peppermint Bay. As with most places in Tasmania, the scenery is pretty stunning. Although on a cold and rainy day, I guess we weren’t seeing the place at its best.
On the way out of town we went for a drive up to the top of Mount Wellington (the big mountain that Hobart is nestled at the foot of). This was before the rain set in, but there was thick swirling cloud hanging to the top of the mountain, making for a strangely ethereal ascent and a fairly mist-shrouded view from the top. Just for a moment, we got a glimpse of the city:
Back in the hotel now, getting ready for the concert … only three hours to go!