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Feb 14, 2009 - Port Arthur and Tassie Devil for Valentines
We travelled to Port Arthur after having a sleep in. It is amazing the buildings and the gardens. The tour guide explained how this penal colony was at the cutting edge of trying to reform convicts. We saw the first boys penal settlement and the island where the dead were buried. The ladies that came across with the soldiers, only 12 ladies per 100 soldiers (they only took the highest status ones!!) had to live in horrid conditions and do all the nursing and care for all the soldiers not only their own husband. We enjoyed a cruise along the...Jump to full entry
Feb 13, 2009 - Wineglass Bay ...Freycinet National Park..
We got up late and packed then Sean spent an hour doing his computer work ...whilst I read Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult.... it is such a predictable story that has been taken from other movies and books but have to finish it ...The kids played with a couple of children...their parents were from Broome..Hippy types!!! We finally left at eleven, Bicheno is a beautiful town and we will have to spend time here again!! We drove to a free camping site just out of the Freycinet National Park, River and Rocks, and left the caravan there. We went...Jump to full entry