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TravelPod Member ReviewsTransit Backpackers Hobart
Not a good place for a relaxing stay, it's crowded, the rooms are stuffed with bunks and the kitchen and toilets are very dirty. Therefore it's cheap and has a good location near the town centre of Hobart.
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My eyes are locked and scanning the road, I am vigilant- It’s dinnertime in what appears to be a wasteland. My back sticks to the leather seat and drops of sweat roll down my forehead incessantly. This AC has nothing on ‘Straya. WAAaaahHh! The heat of the sun scorching the leather of the dashboard beneath my heels becomes unbearable …
... ferry ride from Hobart, and its abundant wildlife, beautiful beaches and stunning scenery, not to mention its wines, oysters, cheeses and chocolates. So you see the dilemma. Way too many "beards" to bring on. (Did we mention the international beard competition held on Tasmania recently?) This may take several blog entries. Another writer of some renown, John McPhee, recently had an essay in the New Yorker about writing "creative non-fiction," saying that what ...
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... Blowholes, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen before Waterfall Bay. Port Arthur was smaller than we imagined and then wound up on White Beach where we found our stop for the night. The manager told us that snow had fallen on the Wellington Ranges across the Storm Bay that separates us from the mainland. No wonder it is soo cold. (8 deg C at 3pm) Tomorrow we head north following the east coast where we are told is should be slightly warmer.
... next move took us up into the mountains of the wild west coast, and a holiday cottage in Queenstown we found in one of the ads in the back of the local paper. Once again, for the price of a reasonable sized shed on a campsite, we rented 'George's Cottage' - a whole detatched bungalow, complete with a fully equipped kitchen, carport and laundry room! The only thing missing is any credible source of heating, and the place brings back memories of the ice-house in Croydon ...