Backpacker Hub

Address: 1 Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 1 Tamar Street, Launceston, is near City Park, The Tamar Valley, The Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and J. Boag & Son.
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Travel Blogs from Launceston

Up the Tamar to the North

A travel blog entry by ruthbeattie on Jan 21, 2015

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... had a talk by a very knowledgable guide who explained the life history and main threats to the platypus, before introducing us to real animals. He continued telling us about the history of their discovery, and how the first specimens taken to UK were thought to be fakes. The bill of a duck, the skeleton of a lizard but covered in fur and egg laying for reproduction was just too extreme for latter day biologists. We heard about the defensive venom they carry ...

Day 10

A travel blog entry by andrewtnest on Jan 20, 2015

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... via Scottsdale over rolling hills. In Launceston, we visited Cataract Gorge, the premier attraction of the the big town. The gardens at the top were very pleasant and we saw a male peacock fly from a tree branch about 10 metres up in the tree. I never even thought they could fly. It was tame and Rohan snapped more than a dozen pictures of Calvin close to it. ...

Can You Teach An Old Girl New Tricks?

A travel blog entry by simonejacob on Nov 08, 2014

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... after conversations on the adventure riders forums and we had been talking and messaging ever since. Josie rode in the gate squealing, parked her bike and ran at us for a massive bear hug.

We found the only other female on the course, young Anthea, and registered in a tin shed along with another 54 odd training participants, possibly signing my bike and my body away but I didn't pay much attention. Six trainers ...

Day 7 Sapa tour of village

A travel blog entry by suepaine on Sep 04, 2014

... all went in a shopping spree in hunt of north face jackets. Penny bought to puffer jackets, 3 pairs of shoes and one bag, a very successful trip. Di B brought 3 jackets, a scarf, 2 wallets and a bag, jenny bought a pair of shoes, Di M bought puffer jacket, Anne bought puffer jacket for Anne and sherrie, shoes for Marty and Anne, yellow raincoat, sue bought vortex jacket for mike and puffer jacket for Flynn. After our shopping spree we went in search of a ...

Motel World with the Abel Jazzman

A travel blog entry by thecurries2012 on Feb 03, 2014

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... all ate good food except Duncan who chose Trout Sausage?!?) and had so many laughs that our ribs hurt. As the festival drew to a close we rolled outside to be met by a whole bunch of free buses lined up ready to drop us home. It was a little concerning that neither Cass or Duncan seemed to know where we were going, but frankly none of us cared, we were having far too much fun taking selfies and generally being rowdy. We did make it home and then spent the next few ...