A few days in Hobart March 14th 2015
Thursday 12th March 2015
Today was a ‘day of rest’, neither having much energy and wanting to catch up with a few chores. The washing was done and the Blog was up-to-date by the end of the day.
We did get out just before lunch, driving to nearby Kingston to check out the Channel Shopping Centre there. We wandered around for an hour and only purchased a few supplies for lunch and dinner ... 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