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  • 1. Salamanca Markets.

    There was music everywhere. There was an absolute gem of an open boat being rowed around with a lady playing piano down the back and a bearded man on accordion amidships (pic 5). Every time they...

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  • 2. General Scenery.

    I'm not sure what did it to be honest. But I left Hobart wanting to see so much more of the little town. In someways it reminded me of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in others, a small Danish coastal village....

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  • 3. National Parks.

    Waterfalls are often a popular destination for tourists and Tassie has its share of good ones. Not all that far away (about an hour) are the most popular of all, Russell. They are located in Mount...

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  • 4. Port Arthur /Historic Architecture.

    North of Hobart there is a series of villages, all of them historic. They include the famous Ross and Campbell Town amongst others but you'll notice smaller ones just off the highway that are also...

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  • 5. Hobart International Airport

    A small airport with a few counters on each end with a common boarding gate and 2 cafes squashed in the middle. The airport is packed to the brim whenever there...

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  • 6. Hobart's Fishing Community

    Because of its location on the Derwent River and with easy access to the Southern Ocean, you can see why Hobart developed a large fishing community. From...

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  • 7. Hobart Visitor's Center

    Hobart's Visitor Centre is located on the corner of Davey and Elizabeth Street in the CBD of the city. Although most of the information you would need for your...

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  • 8. Hobart Facts

    Hobart is Australia's southernmost state capital, and it is also the smallest of the capitals. It is located on the Derwent river, and much of its heritage is...

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  • 9. The Hobart Bridge

    The first plans for bridging the Derwent close to Hobart date back to 1832. One of these early designs by Captain Jacobs was for a floating structure consisting...

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  • 10. Great Street Names

    I found some delightful street names in Hobart, like Napoleon and Cromwell, Macquarie and Liverpool Streets.There are pubs with English and Seafarer names like...

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  • 11. Most people that go to...

    Most people that go to Australia don't bother to go to Tasmania, and that is a shame. It is one of the most beautifull parts of Australia, and people whho liked...

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  • 12. Eat the OYSTERS from Barilla...

    Eat the OYSTERS from Barilla Bay Oysters. They are surely the freshest oysters that I have eaten so far. And only at A$7.00 for a dozen, you don't really wanna...

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  • 13. A walk around the harbour is...

    A walk around the harbour is breathtaking. The water is asblue as the Caribbean (but a lot colder) and the air is thecleanest you have every breathed. The boats...

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  • 14. Kangaroos hopping around at...

    Kangaroos hopping around at Marias Island, people dont think Kangarros hang around Tasmania, but theres plenty!

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  • 15. Go shopping at the Elizabeth...

    Go shopping at the Elizabeth Street Mall. We were searching for a book, so we wnt to Angus and Robertson while there. What a nice bookstore!

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  • 16. Gwynneth's General Tip

    I landed in Launceston... a very small tidy town. The airport was compact also, transit was no problem and everything was within arms reach.

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  • 17. check out Penny Royal Mills. ...

    check out Penny Royal Mills. Oh, and that's a pic of my little sister... :-)) More later...!

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