Salamanca and Sullivan Cove March 9th 2015 Another glorious day! Today we’d organised to catch up for coffee with Ken who lived in Hobart. Judy and Ken used to serve on the ACCE Board together several years ago and have maintained links through FaceBook.
Today was a public holiday so traffic was light and we had no problem parking although we did double check with a local to ensure that we didn’t need a parking voucher on a public hol ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Hobart 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
We first backpacked in Eastern Europe in 2001 visiting Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia & Italy. In 2002 we spent the whole 12 months backpacking around the world. This was before blogs so find details here: http://members.iinet.net.au/~weggs/weggs_world/index.htm
In 2007 we enjoyed another 6 months. This time we organised some home exchanges to help the budget, meet new people and be able to kick back and relax in a few places. Hawaii, San Francisco, Mexico, Croatia, England, Scotland, Canary Islands, Czech Republic, Austria, Netherlands, China & Tibet were all visited either briefly or fo... full info