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First week in Tasmania

February 17th 2015
Arriving at Port Pier in Melbourne we were 15 minutes to early, the gates to the Spirit of Tasmania were still closed so we turned around and found a parking spot for 15 minutes. Security and quarantine are very tight, they take their quarantine very seriously in Tasmania and both our car and caravan were searched for forbidden fruit and vegetables.Sitting in the queue for over an hour waiting to ... read more
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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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