Tassie Trip Day 4 October 13th 2010 We woke to a wet and overcast day again today. We set off early to make our way down to Port Arthur. It was quite a long but scenic drive, it was a shame that it was raining and the road was very windy in parts.
Port Arthur was fabulous. We took advantage of hiring the audio kits which gave great insight into the times of the convicts, how they lived and survived. The grounds are beautiful a ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Port Arthur Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more