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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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Otherwise the drive to Port Arthur was as lovely as any other drive in Tasmania, though Marc does regularly wonder why every Tasmanian drives 20 km below basically any speed limit and if the speed limit were 20 km - would they come to a halt?
We arrived around 9.45 and got our entry tickets at the Visitors Centre, which included a walking tour and a harbour boat tour as well as any plays being presented on the grounds. ...
... burbs of Hobart we were up early to meet our friends Sam and Liz who we'd met in The Gibbon Experience, Laos for brekkie as they are Hobart locals. Such fun to catch up over eggs and hear about their upcoming hike across parts of Tasmania - definitely made our strolls seem like small fry.
Back in the car again and this time heading north to the seaside town of Burnie and the home of Great Uncle Peter and Great Aunty Gwen.
... Possibility there is a leak which somehow gets into the speakers as they were fussy sounding all morning but seemed to improve the longer we had the heat blowers on. Water, electricity and heat one of life's great combinations. Gambled that it would be clearer back on the coast and won. Cape Otway lighthouse provided us with some spectacular views down this stretch of wild and rugged coast.
Got into an interesting discussion with the guide at the lighthouse ...
... flight. I got the suitcase out of the cupboard and thought about starting to pack. I got the bag I was going to use as carry on and did the same. The couch was covered with stuff I thought I might need. There was clean laundry I hadn't bothered to put away because I knew I'd be taking it with me. On my study floor was a collection of cables, chargers and neatly labelled ziplock bags. I had coffee. I pottered around. ...
... was exceptional. Met a couple of groovy chicks in Gabby and Genevieve and we gave the product range a good going over. Some lovely wines here and boy did we need them before heading into this gallery. Not sure I have ever witnessed or observed such dark representations of life. Not one for the kids and definitely worth checking out but wowee...pretty dark and depressing stuff. Close to two hours of wanting to slit my wrists, saw us emerge from the darkness and ...