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Triking for the Tarkine

News, People and PlacesJoanne Eisemann

By Hayley Manning

IF YOU recently saw a lobster riding along the highway, your eyes didn’t deceive you.

Inspirational Gaby Jung, 72, recently rode her electric tricycle 540km’s around Tasmania to create awareness about the ancient takayna/Tarkine rainforests and the vulnerable status of its inhabitants.

Gaby was accompanied by a support van driver Lizzie and Tim a photographer.

Starting in Hobart, the trio visited Orford, Swansea, Cressy, Bracknell, Deloraine and the Northwest, before ending their travels at the Tarkine on 23rd November.

Gaby Jung ‘the lobster’ and support crew Tim and Lizzie stopped in Deloraine and spoke with students at the Primary School. Photo by Hayley Manning

Gaby Jung ‘the lobster’ and support crew Tim and Lizzie stopped in Deloraine and spoke with students at the Primary School. Photo by Hayley Manning