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Travel Blogs from Launceston
This morning we woke up at 4:30am or catch the train and a bus to the Melbourne airport for our 7:20am flight to Tasmania. We thought we were smart packing some fruit to eat for breakfast once we landed in Launceston, Tassie, but as soon as we walked into the small airport, there were signs everywhere telling us about a produce quarantine between states. We had been doing so well with our grocery shops and not wasting food and Jason decided to eat a banana ...
... Maurice has a little tripod for his camera and he has been putting it to work to take some photos of the four of us and he has become an expert in running around and jumping in the photo.
Came back into Launceston and found a nice little restaurant to have a light lunch, Alchemy. The boys were all set to go to Boags Brewery this afternoon but found they are all booked up so have booked in for tomorrow afternoon instead. We went for a ...
... you all to see. The first few are Charlies 50th. then only one or two of what else we have been up too.
There's no epic story line to go with the photos "You'd be reading all day if there was."
Still more to do here. We're on our way back to Latrobe to see the Axe-mans hall of fame then tour the Hellyers Road Distillery in Burnie and also walk ...
... others not. There are huge chunks of rock and concrete blocking the old shafts. The museum itself is filled with old photos, machinery, other memorabilia from the gold mining operation and the life of the town surrounding it. There were old telephones, bicycles, Singer sewing machines, et al. It was very well done - I liked the signage done like old-fashioned posters. I managed to get out of the gift shop without too much - maybe a couple of ...
... ships by any stretch of the imagination, they had the HMAS Sydney on display and providing full tours of her. The queue was really long so we didn't tour her but I did get some nice shots of her exterior (for you Dad!).
We wandered around the marina for almost 10,000 steps (Kara was wearing her pedometer) and then we checked out the Salamanca Market, a very large weekly market that Hobart is famous for. There are lots and lots and lots of stalls ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking