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... place to visit, but I didn’t do that much there.
The next day was one of the best days ever! I had a nice little sleep in and then did some laundry and cleaning before the day started. I drove for about an hour to Wings Wildlife Park. It was recommended to me by some locals. I was a bit skeptical when I first arrived, but I was soon converted. I arrived just in time for the devil feeding. The Tasmania devils are ...
... up to the stench and smokey remnants of dirty bacon in the 4x4sq hostel kitchen. We didnt get much sleep due to the snoring travellers who were in the bunk beds below us, it was that bad that when I got up at 3am for the toilet I made all the noise I could to wake them up, to stop it! Apparently this does not work though and it was like sleeping in a room with Gilbert. Then to make matters worse they were up at 6am banging around with their bags ready to leave. The room was ...
So this is just going to be a really quick entry before we forget what we did on this busy weekend away.
We flew in to Launceston from a Friday evening until a Monday night and we tried our best to fit in as much as possible.
The first and last night were spent above an Irish Bar. I know, we couldn't be more cliched, but we couldn't resist the "grog" and the cheap price :) It ...
... and Wayne got talking to the owner for about 15 minutes or so. They were chatting about work etc and how friendly the town was. We fell in love with Lilydale immediately. We drove around town and decided to take a different way back to Launceston - via another quaint little place of beautiful houses called Underwood. The drive was beautiful - probably due to it starting to become twilight. We wished we could continue driving around this lovely area. Once back in town ...
... rich soil but ALS tulips do not grow in cold temps so no blooms of colours for us. The next paddock we came across was full of fallow deer, who were very nosy and almost all off them stopped eating or playing to stop and stare at us , like really really staring . Two of them were male and had strong looking antlers and were in a separate paddock to each other . Once the car started up they just got on with eating it was such a funny sight ! There was quite a Myriad of farming ...
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