Travel Blogs from Hobart, Australia

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Still not ready..., Hobart, Australia travel blog

Still not ready...

A travel blog entry by budz888

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I've only myself to blame... but it's 4:21 in the morning and I'm still packing, organising my blog, copying bits of language books to take with me, making maps for my gps.  I'll certainly sleep like a log on the plane.  I'd better sit next to ...

Oaklands Lodge mini reunion, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Oaklands Lodge mini reunion

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... of this journey we stopped off at Kate's Berry Farm, just 3km south of Swansea, for the best ice-cream I've had in Australia. Kate grows her own berries at this picturesque location on Oyster Bay, and I recommend just visiting the place to take in the ...

Hobart, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Hobart

A travel blog entry by budz888

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As usual I left the packing to too late. Perhaps I should have just stayed up when I woke up on the couch at three in the morning. Things weren't helped by me almost bricking my new phone by installing some software meant for a different machine. One ...

Climb every mountain, Mount Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Climb every mountain

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... in the afternoon I decided to do the climb up to the summit of Mount Wellington, which at 1270 metres above sea level towers over Hobart and the surrounding bay area. To get to the start of the walk I drove up to the car park and could already see the ...

Arriving in Tas, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Arriving in Tas

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... . Few minutes later did the same. Were aiming to get to Mount Field National Park tonight but at this rate won't get out of Hobart for the next few days! Fortunately (in some ways) darkness sets in quite early so go to supermarket and bottle shop to ...

Tassi's pretty but ain't NZ, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Tassi's pretty but ain't NZ

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Last week in Tasmania has been a fairly uneventful. Nature in Tasmania is pretty, but coming from the South Island of New Zealand I wasn't exactly flabbergasted, except for couple of secluded, white sand, turquoise water beaches on the east coast. The ...

Travel to and from Tasmania, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Travel to and from Tasmania

A travel blog entry by kgonnam

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... actually pet them.  From there we headed on to Port Arthur. Port Arthur was one of many British penal colonies in Australia.  It operated from about 1830 until 1877.  The British were experiencing a huge growth in population and decided to ...

A Tazzie Christmas, Hobart, Tasmania,, Australia travel blog

A Tazzie Christmas

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... city) on a flight that was delayed by an hour. Believe it or not its the first delay we've had throughout our whole trip!! Hobart is a really nice place, reminded me a bit of Galway - small and welcoming with a great atmosphere. We decided to stay in a ...

Slowing Down to Tassie Time, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Slowing Down to Tassie Time

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... not met anyone either" premise. And that brings me to another reason why I wouldn't recommend the place to anybody. Thursday was Australia Day, the nation's equivalent to Independence Day. Like in the US, Aussies use it as an excuse to not work and get ...

Van Diemens Land.....or perhaps the next track, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Van Diemens Land.....or perhaps the next track

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Tuesday 21st December 2004 Flew with Virgin Blue, the Easyjet of Australia and arrived at Hobart International Airport - so sophisticated that you take your own luggage off the trolleys after you've watched the dogs jump all over them looking for ...

Super Sunday...On a Monday!, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Super Sunday...On a Monday!

A travel blog entry by danblank

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At the jolly hour of 10:30, five minutes removed from dumping off Poncho, I found myself at a pub to watch the Super Bowl. I wound up with an excellent small group, watching the game with Mike and Don. Mike was in the Navy, a Desert Storm vet, who met a ...

Victory in Van Diemen's Land, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Victory in Van Diemen's Land

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... we made it bloody hard work! So that's it for the cricket - apart from watching it on telly, of course. At least I got to witness a win even if it was against New Zealand. Now its off to see a bit of Australia's smallest and oft-forgotten ...

Where have all the people gone?, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Where have all the people gone?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... season on a Sunday evening could be so dead by 6pm, even on a summer evening when i wasn't getting dark til after 9.30pm. Conspiracy theory #458 - Aliens overtook Hobart during my visit and imposed a curfew that only a few brave souls dared to ...

Climbing a mountain, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Climbing a mountain

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... . You've come a long way, mate. Also, last night Ben, Rachel and Ziggy went to a party in a forest southwest of Hobart where a bunch of protesters have set up shop to rally against the deforestation of Tasmania. The protesters have set up a giant pirate ...

Twenty four months - 104 weeks - 731 days, The Pickled Frog, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Twenty four months - 104 weeks - 731 days

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... the Virgin Blue service desk. I explained that I had missed my flight by a mere minute, and added that I really should leave Australia today, seeing that my visa expired on this very day, April 27th. Now, because I had checked-in with the original ...

Why I Should Move to Tasmania, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Why I Should Move to Tasmania

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... to Australia and figure things out with her Australian guy. She did just that, marrying the guy, moving to Australia and eventually settling with him in Hobart, which had been a magical vacation spot for them when they were first getting to know each ...

It begins here., Hobart, Australia travel blog

It begins here.

A travel blog entry by will

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"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step" - Lao Tzu (Chinese taoist philosopher, b.600 ...

Joe's Garage, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Joe's Garage

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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Rosebery - Queenstown - Derwent Bridge - New Norfolk - Hobart If you ever make it over to Hobart you need to find Joe's Garage. It's dubbed 'the most unique bar in Oz' and it probably is. Even after supping a couple of stubbies in the minefield of ...

Perhaps a better way to do a mountain..., Hobart, Australia travel blog

Perhaps a better way to do a mountain...

A travel blog entry by hils

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... road onto a track. It was fun doing some proper mountain biking! We stopped just next to Cascade Brewery (the oldest Brewery in Australia) and had some juice and Tim Tams before heading back into Hobart and down to the harbour where I hopped into a ...

Touring Tasmania, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Touring Tasmania

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... gorge to the city centre. We then stopped for some lunch and a wander round the shops, before driving a couple of hours back to Hobart. On Friday we went to the Tasmanian Devil Park near Port Arthur. This was very good, and we saw plenty of devils. ...

A Tast e of Tassie - Part 2, Hobart, Australia travel blog

A Tast e of Tassie - Part 2

A travel blog entry by hils

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... tallest in the world (they haven't chopped these ones down yet). We then went to Lake St Claire - the deepest lake in Australia (I think), had a walk, had a lovely lunch and then headed to a look out point before we headed to our accommodation for the ...

Hobart, Tasmania, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Hobart, Tasmania

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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Arrived in Hobart at 10pm so once we got to our hostel, The Pickled Frog and checked in, it was time for ...

Week Twenty Five - Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Week Twenty Five - Tasmania

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... to lose vintage Raybans. New Nikes are well smart for ₤80. Drive up to Mount Field National Park, 80kms from Hobart. Rivers, mountains, trees, wildlife - yadda, yadda. Also manage to get 'unlock' code for Nicola's mobile phone which was supposed to ...

Back in Tasmania, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Back in Tasmania

A travel blog entry by hils

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... now I'm so inspired that I'm desperate to get my hands on a laptop and some software. I'll need to get my letter to Santa! I've got another day here in Hobart and then I'm heading west across to Perth and Western Australia. Until ...

Farewell to Ron In Hobart, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Farewell to Ron In Hobart

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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... out and managed to have a quick swim about in another beach in order to clean all of the dust and hike grim off. Drove down to Hobart, dropped off the car and Ron came into town and picked us up. We went out to a local of Ron's called the Clarence and ...

Trains, planes and automobiles down under, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Trains, planes and automobiles down under

A travel blog entry by mclubbe

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... car back 5 hours late - I think I've got away with it but still waiting to see! Then yesterday there was time for a quick tour round Melbourne and today I've flown to Hobart, Tasmania for a few busy days before I head up to Cairns and the warmth on ...

"Quick I cant find a pulse - get the crash cart.."

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... gunman, Martin Bryant, walked into one of the many café's and shot at will, killing 35 people and injuring 18 people, Australia's worse massacre. The police eventually arrested him, so he's now locked up for life. Because of the killings, there is a ...

Under Down Under, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Under Down Under

A travel blog entry by mclubbe

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... go down to the local pub so it was quite a good night. This morning I headed west to see some of the tallest trees in Australia - not sure how they compare with those down in the Margaret River region but they were very big - to be honest though - one ...

Hobart, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Hobart

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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Met up with Lisa's Uncle, Ron and Nigel in Hobart, Tasmania Spent a couple of chilled days cruising around Hobart and around, Salamanca market(largest sausage known to man was consumed, out to Richmond, local beaches in Howrath around the ports, local ...

The Overland Track, Hobart, Australia travel blog

The Overland Track

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... I get in beautiful surroundings. I made it to the visitor center on time for the bus. On the way back to Launceston, we stopped in a rather interesting town, which I would think is the town with the most murals in Tassie or Australia - ...

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