Day 179: Wine Tasting

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Fri. 8th February 2013 As Chris knows about Tasmanian wines she had put together a shortlist of half a dozen wineries to visit today which were vaguely on the way to the airport where we were due to catch the …

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Day: 178: Bush Walk And Bush Fire

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Thur. 7th February 2013 We enjoyed our walk out to Crescent Bay on Tuesday and were keen to do a little more. Graham has a lot of experience walking (tramping?) in Tassie. Whilst we don’t have the time (or the …

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Day 177: Weird Stuff Wednesday (Censored)

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Wed, 6th February 2013 About two years ago a new museum was opened in Tasmania, created by an eccentric philanthropist David Walsh. It is called MONA short for Museum of Old and New Art and is described in our guide …

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Day 176: Empty Prison, Deserted Beach

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Tue. 5th February 2013 After the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, we wanted to learn a little more about the other driver of early (white) Australia – the deportation of convicts from Britain. So, today we are heading off on a …

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Day 175: Hobart

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Mon 4th February 2013 To begin to get an understanding of the layout of Hobart and its surroundings Graham and Chris took us to Mt Wellington. There is a short cut from Kingston down a gravel track, before we start …

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Day 174: Off to Tassie

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Sun 3rd February 2013 Before we left home, people told us that one of the joys of travel was meeting people and making new friends. And so it has proved to be – yesterday with met with Kristina, Dhipa & …

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