Somerset on Salamanca, Hobart
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... after an hour and we kept on our way. Had a couple of long downhill stretches of at least a couple of ks at 9-11% which were fun but as I was at the back it meant I was on the brakes the whole time which was a bit of a pain.
We left the forests and came through the dairy/farming country and started seeing more civilisation. It is amazing to think how close the remote badlands are to Hobart.
Stop at Hamilton for morning ...
... my pants. But in my defence, if you crawled through a pipe and saw this furry black thing in front of you, you'd be scared.
The final destination was the Port Arthur Historical Ruins. There is fascinating ruins and information about the real life of the convicts that where shipped to Port Arthur. If there is one thing I learnt, its that we have it EXTREMELY ...
... to say, there is not much in Triabunna, just a pub, a small supermarket, a garage and a fish and chip stall. More surprisingly we booked ourselves onto the campsite for 2 nights. The reason for this is that whilst there is literally nothing to see in Triabunna it is the entrance point and just a short boat ride over to Maria Island.
Enroute to Triabunna I noticed a putrid smell in the air of rotten eggs and just assumed that it was something being put on ...
... minutes running back and forth outside the terminal trying to figure out how I get to the next terminal and in the end I jumped in a taxi and arrived at Jetstar with just less than 20 minutes until my flight left. I talked my way to the front of the line and made a very sincere/begging request to pretty pretty please let me still check in. Turns out the missing luggage was a help and they let me check in as long as I ran to the gate. Again, I talked my way to the front of ...
Day 11 – Wednesday, 15th January, 2014 (written by Suz)
The days are now flying by and we are about the halfway point of our trip.
We are all pretty tired and looking forward to a break at the end of the week.
Heading into Hobart today to have a look around Tasmania's capital city with a population of about 220,000 residents it is only little like a big country town.
It takes about 20 minutes to drive from ...