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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Paupers’ House – this prison colony didn’t exist for very long before transportation was stopped – but when it closed down as a prison they had an ageing population of penniless ex-convicts, who had nowhere to go and were supported here for doing light duties. More unpleasant is the separate prison, where solitary confinement was supposed to allow men to reflect on their crimes instead of being flogged, but actually drove some of them mad.
We had delightful weather in Sydney & Hobart, although it was definitely cooler.
Had lunch with Katherine Griffiths, daughter of our college friends (Griff & Rose) who is working in Sydney for Buzzfeed. Hobart is the Europeanesque harbor town on Australia's Island state of
Tasmania. Had a "Date with the Devil" at the Bonorong ...
This morning we had a later start and made our way to the airport just before 10 a.m It was another fine morning which was good after the alarming news of bad weather in Sydney closing the harbour, delaying flights and causing power failure as well as some deaths. An uneventful flight to Melbourne where we were soon through all formalities to then make our way to the cafes ...
... of companions that I wasn't alone. Cradle mountain is particularly picturesque, with the lakes on either sides and green almost rainforest as far as the eye can see, it really is a extremely beautiful part of the world. We decided to get some group videos up there, involving some dancing and rock jumping, which lead to a hilarious video of Sabrina and Teresa falling over upon their landing. After that our plan was to drop back down to the lake, however seeing the track to ...
... wharf and in no time I'd be chatting to a local about 'the good 'ol days' or the fire that ripped through the village a few years back destroying most of the dwellings. My most memorable conversation however was with three gentlemen, two of whom were fishing. "Catch anything yet", I enquired. "Naa, no fish here sport. We been wetting our lines on this jetty for the past few years 'n haven't had a bite". "Then why do you fish here?". "Exercise", was the 'ol blokes strange reply. "I'm ...