Travel Blogs from Launceston, Australia

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Zlot Down Under, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Zlot Down Under

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

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Otwarcie zlotu - pierwszy dzien We fly to the island state of Tasmania. Samolot dolecial w mniej niz godzine do Launceston, i z tamtad taxi do Perth gdzie nas mial odebrac autobus harcerzy ktory jechal z Hobart. Niestety jechalismy bez Marcina plecaka, ...

Farmers Market & Hydro power, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Farmers Market & Hydro power

A travel blog entry by linda-and-rick

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... here in 1895. Access to it across the river was initially by flying fox, until they built a suspension bridge in 1910. Launceston was the first town to have permanent electric lighting. Both bridge and power station were damaged in the devastating floods ...

What the Tasmanian devil?, Launceston, Australia travel blog

What the Tasmanian devil?

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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... turned up with a chainsaw in their truck and just started hacking away at it! As you do. All this excitement meant we missed out on our walk and arrived late in Launceston, where some people were leaving the tour and some new people would join us ...

And Here we go Again!, Launceston, Australia travel blog

And Here we go Again!

A travel blog entry by -mike-

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... dented hire car (owch) the biggest harm was to our pride, not making it out of sight of the hostel. Unfortunatly Launceston has a very confusing one way system running through the entire city and switching lanes ended up a bit disasterously. We changed ...

Launceston to Hobart, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston to Hobart

A travel blog entry by sidokami1

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... was RICHMOND bridge 1823-1825, which was also built by convicts. Still in use today as main road. The oldest Catholic Church in Australia was just across the road from the bridge. A lovely church with a tall steeple. As we were driving along I thought ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by melash

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Touring Tasmania, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Touring Tasmania

A travel blog entry by ronnied

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... nbsp; I am now back in Beauty Point and am staying here until Thursday and I am then going to spend 2 nights in Launceston before flying to Sydney. I have just fallen in love with Tasmania - it is a wonderful island with great friendly people and just ...

Tom of Melling, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tom of Melling

A travel blog entry by ozzy2006

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This is a special entry to Tom of Melling! We would just like to say sorry for not mentioning you in any of our blogs yet and Happy Best Friend Friday for the other day, happy St Patrick's day, Happy Steak Wednesday for every Wednesday & Happy Malaria ...

Bad English Day, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Bad English Day

A travel blog entry by loskoivisto

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Niin, tanaan oli todella huonon englannin paiva. Todella huonon. Lahdimme aamulla Melbournesta Quantaslinkin Dash 8 -koneella kohti Tasmaniaa. Lieneeko syyna ollut pieni unen puute yhdistettyna alhaiseen verensokeriin, mutta emme meinanneet saada koko ...

oh...more dead animals..., Launceston, Australia travel blog

oh...more dead animals...

A travel blog entry by jen_is_away

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... back to Sydney tomorrow morning. First of all I had a great time seeing all the girls who came over from Ireland/Scotland... Went to Australia zoo... no Steve for the THIRD time!!! But not to worry had a great tme anyway. Then up to Fraser for some ...

At Launceston, Tasmania, Launceston, Australia travel blog

At Launceston, Tasmania

A travel blog entry by justright

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... @ 8:20 am California Time: 9/15/06 @ 16:20 pm Arrived in Tasmania, slight delay due to fog leaving Melborne, but made it to Launceston and nearly lost our luggage at the airport. Not to worry, found it and got to the rental car and began our left hand ...

In Tassieland!, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

In Tassieland!

A travel blog entry by nadine

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Yay! We finally landed in Tasmania after 4 different flights, and surprisingly we are feeling pretty good despite only sleeping on the plane. The bright sun and temperatures above 30 degrees also helped shake us awake! We find our rental car and ...

A devilish road trip - day 3, Launceston, Australia travel blog

A devilish road trip - day 3

A travel blog entry by tom_s

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... : Had to be jump started! I was so incredebly glad that we had parked it on a hill... Who is who? Everybody in Launceston: seems to be swimming in Cataract Gorge Girl at 2nd vineyard: gives bigger wine tasting portions than at our first vineyard. ...

Tazzie, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tazzie

A travel blog entry by marcel_at_oz

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... dat was te merken, enorm rustig in de hostels en op de weg was het ook super rustig. We zijn vanaf Launceston richting Scottsdale vertrokken en hebben onderweg de grootste commerciele lavendel boerderij van de wereld, Bridestowe Lavender Farm, bezocht. ...

Tasmanian Trip Dave and his 5 Angels, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Tasmanian Trip Dave and his 5 Angels

A travel blog entry by sidokami1

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... airline to Sydney. On arriving in Sydney, there was only time for quick pit stop, then all aboard for our flight to Launceston. Pilot announced that winds were around 60kmh and cool. Angel M was worried about the strong winds, but it didn't matter we are ...

Launceston, Wine, Pigs and Penguins!, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston, Wine, Pigs and Penguins!

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... is definitely the jewel of the country--green, lightly populated, with rugged coastlines and splendid mountains.  We liked Launceston--very quaint setting and surrounding countryside, but unfortunately for us we left seeing it until the day before ...

A whistle-stop tour of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia travel blog

A whistle-stop tour of Tasmania

A travel blog entry by charlotte_piet

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... up at 4.30am for the commentary. I'm still suffering from that now, but at least we won! Our final day was spent in Launceston, the second largest city in Tasmania. The main site there is Cataract Gorge, a large gorge system only ten minutes from the ...

Village Family Motor Inn, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Village Family Motor Inn

A travel blog entry by robselclark

The Movements Clerk (Al) had chosen this accommodation and it was fine. Four to a two-room unit and satisfactory. Played golf today at the Launceston Golf Club which is reciprocal to our Keperra Country Golf Club. A nice course and well ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by arrop

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We haven't updated the blog, because there hasn't been any Internet access!!!! Launceston - Tasmania Today we have arrived in Tassie to a temperature of a chilly 10 degrees,but sunny. We left Sydney on an early Virgin Blue flight. We used their ...

Getting Tassie with it.. na na na na na na na na, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Getting Tassie with it.. na na na na na na na na

A travel blog entry by stillinger

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... short 40 minute flight across the Bass Straight to Launceston in the middle north section of Tasmania.  Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania and is known for its historic buildings, Cataract Gorge and Tamar ...

Ahoy there from the Cataract Cruises, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Ahoy there from the Cataract Cruises

A travel blog entry by nicksmale

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... through but it gives a clue as to why there are large areas of Tassie that are still an inpenetrable wilderness.  Got to Launceston about 1pm. Best hotel of the holiday so far (apart from Sugargum Court of course) and they even have free ...

Last day in Launy, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Last day in Launy

A travel blog entry by ozzy2006

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For our last day in Launceston, we decided to take it easy: after a long drive to the Dismal Swamp yesterday & another long drive to Hobart tomorrow. After a lie in of about 10am, we had a quick breakfast - good old Skippy Flakes, which, me and Thom have ...

Planning!, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Planning!

A travel blog entry by danfa

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Hi all!!! We are only in the planning stages but wanted to start so all our far away rellies can see what we are up to!  Keep posted for updates.  This is all leading towards to big day 12/12/2008 Dan and ...

I missed the wineries, Launceston, Australia travel blog

I missed the wineries

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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... I, requested me 160 AusDollard... a little too much for a day of degustation. So I chilled out in my guesthouse and in the street of Launceston. I went in the afternoon to drink a beer and read a book in a pub and I met the only not so nice Taz of this ...

Nice bit of Chinese, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Nice bit of Chinese

A travel blog entry by ozzy2006

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... the people here. Grrr. I am tolerant. I am tolerant. I am tolerant.... Watch out for Rogue Traders, a new band from Australia, starring a familiar castmember from Neighbours. That's all were saying... They'll be big, not good, necessarily, but big. ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by gouda

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Je me rends dans la deuxième ville de l'État : Launceston. Au programme, tout d'abord un musée, le Queen Victoria Muséum. D'intéressantes galeries exposent quelques thématiques propres à la colonisation du territoire : évolution des transports, ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by stubo

... walked around a market while I sorted some internetting and accomodation bookjing out and bought some nice food to cook a meal this evening. Launceston is lovely and it was a lovely unny day, the people in Tas are so friendly - it really is a great ...

The curse of a writer, Launceston, Australia travel blog

The curse of a writer

A travel blog entry by blanchardbfg

... And then the new city was upon us. As you can see, this land has had quite a profound effect on me. Upon arriving in Launceston's transit centre (as in multiple coach bays, and large waiting area and a cafe, unlike Hobarts lonely single bus stop), we got ...

Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by shaggers

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... each other) like a cross between a cat and dog with a squeal in it. Try it for yourself, out loud, see if you can scare whoever's next to you. We rolled into Launceston after dark and did nothing but go buy food, cook, eat, and drink. Very ...

Launceston, Launceston, Australia travel blog

Launceston

A travel blog entry by roamingroaches

... Lavender Farm was visited at Leanne's insistence. Set up the tent at the Treasure Island Caravan Park (aahhhaarrgh!) 2 km South of Launceston - no where near water actually but very close to the main road into town. A little car noise could be easily ...

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