A surprise parcel that was waiting for me when I got back was this birthday gift from Ms A.Nony.Mouse!
Posted in Falcon, Western Australia..... so it's one of you lot over there.... thank you... I love you..... and I love all that money you sent me!!!
and for you lot over there in the West .. Anthea is keen on coordinating a gathering of you... won't that be such fun... I wish I could pop over there and meet you all..... contact Anthea if you live over there in the West.... it will be such fun....
Hubz and I did lots of touristy things - many based around the interesting history of Tasmania..... here are some snapshots.... (well...looooaaadds of them)
Spirit of Tasmania
Melbourne at Sunset
near Gravelly Beach - Tamar Valley
Batman Bridge - Tamar Valley
Beaconsfield (made famous when two miners were stuck underground for 2 weeks.. )
Seahorse Farm at Beauty Point
Grindewald Swiss Village
George Town - reputed to be the oldest town in Tasmania
a replica of the Norfolk in George Town
Lighthouse at Low Head
wonderful war memorial of tree chain saw carvings at Ledgerwood
(these type of carvings were in a number of places and we were lucky enough to meet the artist)
tin Mine video show at the Tin Centre in Derby
I loved this old building in Derby
off street art at Evandale
Evandale is such a pretty English village style town
the red bridge and more wooden carvings at Campbell Town
Tasselation Rocks near Bicheno
Dog walk at Eaglehawk Neck - towards Port Arthur
this is a narrow stretch of land and aggresive dogs were tied to warn if there were convicts trying to escape
the memorial at Port Arthur - a massacre in 1996 where 35 people lost their lives
Port Arthur.... where convicts were kept for some years
Richmond Bridge (the oldest bridge still in use in Australia - built by convicts)
oldest church still in use... also built by convicts - Richmond
old Hobart town - a miniature replica - Richmond
the park - Hobart
of course we did the brewery tour..... Hobart
... and up Mount Wellington - Hobart
the Salmon Ponds - near New Norfolk (these are actually albino trout)
The Wall near Derwent Bridge (no pictures allowed so provided a link HERE) - amazing work of art
Some BayWatch moves - Turners Beach
I hope I got them all correct!
Righto, Gotto Go.... sorry if this is exhausting and boring... I suppose I want a record for ourselves as well as show off some of the loveliness Australia has to offer...