Travel Blogs from Hobart
Tasmania 25-28th Jan 2008. We now know its 15 mins. in a cab from ours to the airport, sweet, even if it does cost $46. Got an 8.30am flight with Jetstar on a Friday morn of a public holiday weekend, painless check in, security etc. you are allowed to bring a bottle of water in hand luggage now it seems. Maybe they copped on that even if you had …
... total for the week was 903kms - avg per day 129.5kms)
Total Climbing 1354m (total for the week was 11,220 - avg per day was 1602))
Avg Speed 23.6kmh
Max Speed 59.0kmh
Max Alt 455mtrs
Min Sea Level mtrs
Min temp - 11.9 degrees C (at the summit of our ride)
Max temp - 17 degrees C (when we left at 8am this morning)
Avg temp - 14 degrees
Starting weight - 85.3kg
Finishing weight - 85.1kg
... the owner has his own brewery on site. One could almost see a cunning ploy at work here. ****** but we'd highly recommend not bothering with the tourist drive route. You'll end up doing a lot of driving, for not much reward. Just base yourselves in Hobart and hit the major attractions from there. N.B. my apologies: I have pulled a complete David and gone a little overboard with my use of footnotes. ....does this count as a ...
... and the water was so clear and turquoise.
Richmond: We stopped at Richmond and visited the historical village of "Old Hobart Town' which depicts the history of Hobart, in miniature form with very detailed models.
Salamanca Markets: Since we are now in Hobart, we visited the Salamanca Markets which has a wide range of food and artistic stalls. It is a vibrant ...
... on, and it stayed on for the hours of photos that followed the ceremony, all the while feeling incredibly ****. By the time I got to the speeches, where Whelan and I were speaking, I was dripping in sweat as my fever really hit me. That was a tough hour of standing in front of everyone listening to the speeches, leaning against the wall behind me and very slowly sipping the champagne that everyone assured me would make me feel better. After the speeches I started the ...