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... here in Tasmania - Port Arthur where men were sent, the Female Convict House (females and children) and I believe the Coal Mines. Convicts sent here were given opportunities to work their time off in prison or be sent to a local farm to provide free labor. Many men worked on farms as laborers for wealthy British men who were given the land for free to build a crop for local or exporting purposes or raise livestock. They typically had sentences of 7-14 years depending on the ...
Day 11 – Wednesday, 15th January, 2014 (written by Suz)
The days are now flying by and we are about the halfway point of our trip.
We are all pretty tired and looking forward to a break at the end of the week.
Heading into Hobart today to have a look around Tasmania's capital city with a population of about 220,000 residents it is only little like a big country town.
It takes about 20 minutes to drive from ...
... and Michele's (the couple we met on China trip) for dinner and a lovely evening playing pictionary!! Great night!
Monday, 9th December
Spent the morning in town checking out a few other cars, Mitsubishi ASX and Hyundai i35, plus quickly looking at the Honda CRV. Had a test drive of the Hyundai, but unfortunately, they did not have a Mitsubishi available.
We then went for a drive down ...
... up and over Fluted Cape and alongside towering cliffs for a close up view of Penguin Island at Grass Point. I was rewarded with awesome views of spectacular scenery and an up close and personal encounter with an echidna, several Bennett's wallabies, including a rare albino skippy, and a pair of pied oyster catchers with a fluffy chick in tow by the lapping waves on the white sands of the beach section of the track. Wednesday November 20th After a ...
... your right.
Having found the Budget counter, we thought the difficult part of our journey for today was over, enter Budget employee.
The guy was nice, no doubt about it, but the whole thing wasn't as smooth as it should have been.
I booked online, and had booked 2 cars, one for my family and one for my friends family. The people at Budget decided that I had made a mistake and double booked and they had cancelled my second order. No email or ...