Travel Blogs from Tasmania, 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 ...

Stanley, Stanley, Australia travel blog

Stanley

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Today a mere 480 kms, just three cans of Diet Coke, some awe-inspiring driving and exemplary map reading (we drove the entire journey on one road.) We are almost all of the way to our Mecca, Broome. We find a brilliant place for lunch (and to have a ...

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 ...

Bay of Fires, St Helens YHA, St Helens, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Bay of Fires

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Played settlers last two nights Cookies every night Guest book entries asking about cookies, arguements over pros cons for TV Homely feel Going to Bay of Fires spots ...

Seven Mile Beach, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Seven Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... and Britain. I'd even go as far as to say there are more differences in culture between Ireland and Britain than between Australia and Britain. I could happily write an essay on this topic but I think I'll stop now before anyone gets bored or upset. ...

Walking by the lake, Lake St Clair, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Walking by the lake

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Arrived early enough to do a short walk. Introduced the guys to Poo Sticks - a big hit! Had the whole backpackers virtually to ourselves, and stayed in the kitched most of the night because it was the warmest place. Wood furnace got hot enough to ...

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 ...

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

Climb every mountain

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... compilation album. Tomorrow we have to get one of Sheila's wheels repaired and Jorgen wants to check the rear brakes again. If all goes well we will be all set to leave Hobart for Tuesday morning and head out to the wilderness that is Western ...

It is goooood to be HOME!, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

It is goooood to be HOME!

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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Samuel was horrified that I had used " Home again, home again jiggety jig" for a blog entry title but it just describes how I feel. Sure it is cold and we are in New Norfolk and we are without a home for a short while but it is good to be back in ...

G'day Possums, Melbourne and Tasmania, Australia travel blog

G'day Possums

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... Echo (Yaris) which would be ours till drop off at Launceston in the North of Tasmania. Hobart is the Capital of Tasmania and Australia's second oldest city. The weather was gorgeous. We decided to head up the East Coast and see the scenic coastline for ...

Still wow!, Cradle Mountain, Australia travel blog

Still wow!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... and Dove Lake and stop at Queenstown on the way. This is a copper mining town (appropriate as currently 3 miners missing in N Tasmania)and feels very colonial and small townish. Pick up some snags (sausages) and rissoles (no idea what they are and dont ...

Sad to leave, Tasman Peninsula, Australia travel blog

Sad to leave

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Woke up to pelting rain - this must be the famous Tasmanian weather - almost like home. Got up and saw the blowhole in daylight followed by a quick visit to the nearby Tasmanian Arch and kitchen - more erosional phenomenon which were pretty ...

WOW, Mount Field National Park, Australia travel blog

WOW

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Am having to daily entries for each bit of Tas as there are so many photos!! Woke up at crack of dawn (about 6.30am) as was freezing in van and found we were surrounded by massive tall trees. Also found we were next to one of the walks they have ...

Arriving in Tas, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Arriving in Tas

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Arrived in Hobart airport at about 16.30, blue skies on arrival and went straight to pick up our home for the next few days. Our Britz campervan is great - double bed, microwave, gas stove and grill and quite easy to drive. Drove straight out of ...

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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... I realized that I've begun to get bored with all the bush walking and driving around. Life in New Zealand and Tasmania has been conveniently arranged, yet predictable and dull. Every little town has an information center, maps with the main ...

Australia - Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Australia - Tasmania

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... .   Port Arthur is an hour and a half away from Hobart and one of the key tourist attractions in Tasmania; hailed as 'Australia's premier historic site' where prisoners who had committed further heinous crimes in the colony, were sent - over 12,500 ...

Back to the mainland, Davenport, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Back to the mainland

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Getting ready to board ferry, this time better ...

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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Ho Ho Hobart!! Yes, its Christmas again and cold weather was called for. Tasmania is pretty much the coldest place we could find this side of the planet so thats where we ended up. We flew into Hobart (the capital city) on a flight that was delayed ...

Arrival in Van Diemen's Land, Davenport, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Arrival in Van Diemen's Land

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... and then that we would rather not camp in the tent tonight, and thought about possible destinations for our first day in Tasmania (or Van Diemen's Land as it was first known). Straight off the ferry we collected our gas canister (remember to leave it ...

Heartland Tasmania - big day out in little island, St Helens, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Heartland Tasmania - big day out in little island

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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It was supposed to be a big event for St Helen's on Tasmania's east coast: a gala with sports events. Something for locals and for the many out of towners holidaying on Tassie's Gold Coast. But not everybody was in a holiday mood. At least, not the ...

Tas-Mania 2, Stanley, Australia travel blog

Tas-Mania 2

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... Stanley is The Nut. The Nut is a large volcanic upchuck that from a distance looks like a grassier mini-me version of Uluru (Australia's famous large red rock). Lonely Planet warned that the walk to the top is steep. By steep, I think they meant vertical. ...

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 ...

Tasmania, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tasmania

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... '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 of ...

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 ...

Fishburgers but  'sno  pasta, Bay of Fires to Cradle Mountain via Mole Creek, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Fishburgers but 'sno pasta

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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After a hearty fried breakfast at St Mary's - a first for the Italians and probably the last - we hit the dirt road again and continued north. Just before Christmas this area had been caught in a serious bushfire which had come within a couple of ...

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 ...

Tas-Mania, St. Helen's, Australia travel blog

Tas-Mania

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... (their names are Nadine, Juliane and Judith if any of you care) in favor of him. Basically he's been wandering around Australia for a couple decades now and has had several newspaper articles written about him. On top of being a really friendly guy, the ...

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