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... but they do not necessarily treat every possible illness. Rare diagnoses or complicated operations is sent to public hospitals (locally or in Melbourne). 2) Many functions that Anne-Marie and Rasmus see as a hospitals core business are transferred to the private sector as for example X-ray diagnostics. Patient food production is on the other hand a function that the hospitals have ...
... Freycinet Peninsula and Great Oyster Bay, it is so beautiful. Here we met a lady with a Kelpy – a sweet, little 12 week old pup who looked remarkably like a young Willy. She told us that Kelpies were a cross between an English sheepdog and a dingo - and a pedigree pup such as hers was very valuable indeed. Perhaps we have got Willy all wrong? Maybe he’s not a Jack Russell at all…
We stayed overnight in Hobart in another ...
The second largest city in Tasmania, with a population of about 100,000 Launceston has everything we needed.
Launceston is also the home of the AFL Hawthorn Hawks and it is at their football complex where we parked the truck and followed a boardwalk into the CBD where we wondered the streets and admired the architecture of this old colonial city.
Just walking distance from the city ...
... it was soaking wet and probably had been forever. It was a little eerie being out there by ourselves and I would not have been surprised at all if a tyrannosaurus rex or a triceratops had come crashing through the woods. We made it back to the car just before the rain started again.
We drove through more valleys and over more mountains and finally reached the Tamar River around 5pm. We drove up the east side of the river to the Batman Bridge ...
... another one (a yummy triple chocolate cone).
Half ways around the gorge I was sitting on the ground taking pictures of blue and red bugs, when a Dutch Birkenstock boy showed up. I've observed that before: Birkenstocks attract eachother, I'm just not sure, if I like that style of folks... Anyways it was nice to walk together on the rest of the trail. Pretty things just always are a bit prettier when ...
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