One of the highlights of our week in Tasmania was visiting Port Arthur. One of Australia’s most significant heritage sites, Port Arthur is a former convict settlement. It’s gloomy, tragic, and sad. It also happens to be picturesque and hauntingly beautiful. It is Tasmania’s top tourist attraction. Although it began as a timber station, from … Read More about Port Arthur, Tasmania
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is a sanctuary for injured and orphaned animals in Tasmania. It is not a zoo. It doesn’t operate or feel like a zoo. Tasmania is a very special place with species that have never existed anywhere else other than this little island at the end of the world. Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary operates a 24-hour rescue … Read More about Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Greetings from Tasmania! Although you can fly to Tasmania, we took the overnight journey on the Spirit of Tasmania because we wanted to take our car. Check-in commences 2.5 hours prior to departure and closes 45 minutes before the ship is to set sail. We arrived 2.5 hours prior to departure and spent most of that time … Read More about Hello, Tasmania!
We went to Federation Square yesterday. This is one of my favourite new places! Fed Square, as it’s more commonly known, is a large civic and cultural centre that serves as Melbourne’s public square. It’s located at the intersection of Flinders Street and Swanston Street/St Kilda Road. Adjacent to Flinders Street railway station and across from … Read More about Federation Square