TASMANIA February 24th 2007 My first three days in Tasmania were spent in the capital Hobart. I like it. Despite being quite a big place it has a small town comunity kind of feel about it. It reminds of the Goon Docks, you know, the place where the kids from The Goonies lived that Troy's dad wanted to rip down and turn into a country club.
Tasmania is a country probably roughly the same size as England but with a popul ... 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
For many years the idea of traveling and seeing the world had been on my mind, during day to day life however, work promotions, girlfriends and property purchases always seemed to take priority and prevent me from taking the leap into actually doing it.
When I finally found myself in a position to do it, myself and a like minded friend (James) decided that we would go for it and this time we would let nothing stop us otherwise it would probably never happen and I would spend the rest of my life wandering what it would have been like.
The decision was made but these things still take time... full info