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The old bridge, even prettier with ducks and geese  
   

The old bridge, even prettier with ducks and geese

Tasmania part 1: Convicts & Colonists

April 1st 2013
I've been looking forward to coming to Tasmania for ages. Firstly, it gives me boasting rights, as now I've visited every State and every Territory in Australia. Secondly, it seems to me when I'm grocery shopping, that all the good quality produce that I buy seems to come from Tasmania - salmon, beef, lamb, cheese, apples...yum! However my first introduction to Tasmania had more to do ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Hobart

Australian Flag 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
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