Travel Blogs from Launceston, Australia

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F.A. Cup Final, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

F.A. Cup Final

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Sharing cooking with pizzeria Warm room Night out in Looni F.A. Cup ...

Tasmania, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tasmania

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... of Australia's relatively short history is found. Both Australia's second and third oldest cities are here, Hobart and Launceston. It has Australia's oldest bridge, its very first theatre, the historical penitentiary of Port Arthur, and best of all, some ...

Leisurely Lonni, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Leisurely Lonni

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... some supplies for dinner and breakfast we drove into the city centre to try and locate a supermarket (Coles on Charles St). Launceston is a small city (although the second largest in Tasmania) and at 6pm on a Thursday most shops and establishments had ...

"I'm dreaming of a white christmas..."

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... the female population is smaller than the male population? (Italy) A: Yes, gay nightclubs. Q: Do you celebrate Christmas in Australia? (France) A: Only at Christmas. Q: I was in Australia in 1969 on R+R, and I want to contact the girl I dated ...

Lloyd's Beard Trimming Incident, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Lloyd's Beard Trimming Incident

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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St Helens - Scottsdale - George Town - Lilydale - Launceston The Grande Finale.. 'Tonight? Hmmm.. we should get maggoted..' - Charlie Weir The ride from St Helens to Launceston (Lonny) was the longest yet. Not that it's far, just that we made a ...

I Got to Cuddle a Wombat!, Launceston, Australia travel blog

I Got to Cuddle a Wombat!

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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The sun came out! And the temperature rose dramatically as a result over the past two days. We're further north now, too, in Launceston, so that helps. January 9 (Day 15), I woke up early to go running on and along the beach in Bicheno. We then hit the ...

Tasmania at last.., Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tasmania at last..

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... , and I grabbed some sneakers. Turned out to be a good plan because not only was it cold, but I walked a lot! I had thought Launceston would have a lot of older buildings but they don't seem to make too much of their convict past, and where I grew up ...

A Taste of Tassie - Part 1, Launceston, Australia travel blog

A Taste of Tassie - Part 1

A travel blog entry by hils

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As the plane came into land at Launceston I was immediately reminded of New Zealand. Tasmania is Australia's island state. It's actually joined to mainland Australia by rocks under the sea. As Australia moves northwards about 2cm per year, Tasmania ...

Guess what.....wow!, Launceston, etc, Australia travel blog

Guess what.....wow!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... be more jealous of - she was jealous of our trip and we were of the restaurant and beautiful Tassie. Next drove into Launceston (next biggest town to Hobart) which is a lovely place full of colonial verrandahs and oldish houses and autumnal trees and ...

Tasmania... The Apple state apparently... !, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tasmania... The Apple state apparently... !

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... said goodbye in London. That was weird! * Felt like celebrities whilst being driven in Arron's Sea Cruiser! Since returning to Launceston he had got a job at a local radio station and had the important job of driving to street corners and giving out ...

In search of the Tasmanian Devil, Launceston, Australia travel blog

In search of the Tasmanian Devil

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... tradition of South India. Sridevi is working on her PhD in Aquaculture at the University of Tasmania. After two days exploring Launceston, including the Cataract Gorge, I headed to Lefroy, near Georgetown, for my next farm stay. Here, I am staying with ...

Cataract Gorge and Tamar Island Wetlands, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Cataract Gorge and Tamar Island Wetlands

A travel blog entry by jsto

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Today we explored some of the sights in Launceston. This morning we drove into town for a good brekkie, and then had a quick wander around a few of the shops. We then drove to Cataract Gorge, which was about 10 minutes from the city. We stopped at the ...

Mum takes Joey to see Wine Glass Bay, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Mum takes Joey to see Wine Glass Bay

A travel blog entry by dalhousie

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... that we ran into Joey and his Mum. Having chosen to ignore our host's advice not to attempt to reach our next stop, Launceston, via the coast road and crossing four rain forest ranges, we set off in that direction and finally reached our hotel after five ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by murf6481

Caught a lift with the tour to Launceston, definitely didnt want to stay in Devonport any longer than I had to.  Only spent one night, did laundry, walked up to the Cataract Gorge.  Then its off to Freycinet National Park with Kate, a girl ...

Our journey begins, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Our journey begins

A travel blog entry by georgejanene

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On our way. Trip on Spirit was smooth with no ...

Tasmania, Launceston, the coast, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Tasmania

A travel blog entry by fireflysky

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... then biked down, but which wasn't possible with our time crunch. My flight left Saturday night, and on the way from Hobart to Launceston, we stopped and did a couple of wine tastings. See video of singing in the car... Poor Kalvin- he ended up being our ...

Stanley to Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Stanley to Launceston

A travel blog entry by larsennz2007

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... chic place to stay. Pity we hadn’t allowed an extra day in Stanley….maybe next time?? Our destination today is Launceston, about 2.5 hours drive. We detour slightly at Rocky Cape National Park to get another photo of the Nut from the other ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by larsennz2007

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... side of the Tamar River and do a bit of a wine tour, beginning with Bay of Fires Wines about 40 minutes from Launceston. Liz’s birthday today, so we sampled a selection of their best sparkling wines, Rieslings and Chardonnays, then bought a bottle ...

Day 3 East Coast of Tasmania, Launceston to Bicheno, Australia travel blog

Day 3 East Coast of Tasmania

A travel blog entry by beefy45

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... we loaded our car and headed off on our day ahead with eyes wide open and a lot of excitement.    Heading out of Launceston towards Scottsdale where we were going to have our first little stop over after about 60 kms. of driving along the Tasman ...

Getting mobile, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Getting mobile

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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Yesterday I got the bus early with Michelle and Sarah and we got to Launceston and checked into the Lauceston backpackers hostel which was quite nice.  I checked out the city (well, big town really) and went to the tourist info office to see what I ...

In Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

In Launceston

A travel blog entry by royelinda

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Still raining we have just been dropped off at Launceston airport. Having a coffee and talking to Rod and Helen Green who are off to Melbourne for the ...

Birthday on the other side of the world, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Birthday on the other side of the world

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

... taken a very long time.  I'm glad you got the money I sent you ok and I love and miss you too. I miss you all and love you a lot! Emma xx p.s. If you ever come to Launceston, I recommend you visit the Elephant Pancake Palour...mmmmm, ...

Tasmania: not internet friendly, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tasmania: not internet friendly

A travel blog entry by -mike-

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... in travelblogs, thats my excuse and im sticking to it. (also means no photos, sorry again) Apart form internet issues Launceston is fantastic, surrounded by mountains on all sides, and complete with a gorge only 10 minutes away that would beat Cheder ...

Tassie, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tassie

A travel blog entry by countyman

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... that I have gone down with a cold AND bloody hay fever again, my eyes are watering faster than my nose... Booked into Launceston Backpacker hostel and shared a room with a Belgian lad, after a solid nights sleep, we decided to go treking along the ...

Le Zoo de Tasmanie, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Le Zoo de Tasmanie

A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g

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... typiques de ce pays en liberté, nous décidons donc d'aller visiter le Zoo de Tasmanie à Riverside, dans la banlieue de Launceston. Ils sont surtout spécialisés dans le Diable de Tasmanie, pour lequel ils ont un programme de sauvegarde. En effet, cet ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by pauleddy

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Today we arrived in Launceston (Tassie's 2nd largest City) having enjoyed an excellent museum en-route in the villiage of Westbury which was built by an ex-convict. The two rooms of old toys again stiring many memories for us both. Next day we briefly ...

Tassie, tassie, tassie oi, oi, oi, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tassie, tassie, tassie oi, oi, oi

A travel blog entry by claire_noel

... knew I would like it as it has a reputation for its natural beauty and laid back feel and it is a reputation well deserved. Arrived in Launceston which is in the north of the island last night and met up with Luke who used to live with us Melbourne. Had a ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g

Nous quittons Devonport pour Launceston, la 2e ville de Tasmanie où nous allons nous poser 3 jours. Nous avons droit à notre premier cadeau dès 11 h 30 : nous avons réservé un studio au motel Aberdeen et la gérante décide de nous affecter un ...

Moving home - 9.5 years after I left, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Moving home - 9.5 years after I left

A travel blog entry by kescott

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... very start of my journey.  I drove a car load of belongings from Sydney where I had been living in Gladesville for 9.5 years to Launceston returning to my family home.  I got in nice and early on Mother's day and we pretty much ate cake all ...

Early Start - so excited......, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Early Start - so excited......

A travel blog entry by jayneguilbert

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Leaving Launceston airport at 9am and flying to Melbourne where we will board the big plane to Bangkok, well that was the plan, all planes running late, extra hour and a half wait, ...

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