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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 5: 4th February – Beauty of Nature at Mount Wellington & an Amazing Brunch

I’m blogging about a trip that took place before the pandemic for three reasons. 1. To re-live the beautiful experience, and 2. perhaps someone out there may find the information useful if they are lost on which state in Australia … Continue reading

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 4: Dinner at the Drunken Admiral

My sister chose the place in Hobart, and food was delicious. Saw this poster while walking around before dinner as we were early.

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 4: Stunning Displays at the Museum of Old & New Art (MONA)

The MONA experience was so unique that it has never left my mind. Definitely a mind altering experience at the Museum of Old and New Art that I would highly recommend if you visit Tasmania.

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 4: 3rd Feb, Breakfast at Jackman & McRoss

Today was museum day. But first breakfast at a highly rated cafe, Jackman & McRoss. Famous for freshly baked goods. We visited back in 2019 but I’m glad it’s still going strong in 2022 after covid and still getting rave … Continue reading

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 3: Pancakes for Dinner

Pancakes with fairy floss.

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 3: Fish & Chips at Fish Frenzy at Elizabeth Street Pier

We couldn’t come to Australia and not have fish & chips. My sister did the research and found this famous place called Fish Frenzy just by the pier. Hope these trip posts help in your travel planning. I love looking … Continue reading

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 3: Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens – walking around after lunch

A glimpse of what grows nearer the Antarctic or South Pole. Subantarctic plants.

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 3: Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens (Lunch)

We stopped for a light lunch at the lovely cafe within the gardens. The cheese platter was so lovely.

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 3: Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens

Being driven to the next destination, The Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens. Wish I had journaled as I travelled. I must the next time or at least blog as soon as I can. Memory is so lacking, after a lapse of … Continue reading

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 2: Walking back to our hotel after dinner

It looks quite bright, so we must have been experiencing the long days of summer.

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 2: Italian Dinner at Restorante Da Angelo, Hobart

My sister was recommended this restaurant by her boss, especially the pasta I think. I think I recall that the hosts were lovely and welcoming. From the pictures you can see how good it was, but we were too uncomfortably … Continue reading

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 2: walking back to the city & lunch at McDonald’s

Recall it was pretty tiring to walk as it was quite a steep gradient. But glad I could take pictures.

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 2: Cascades Female Factory

A female penal colony in South Hobart, that operated between 1828 and 1856. It was used for colonisation as well as punishment. The women were seen as immoral and corrupt. The Factory was located, in damp swamp land, and with … Continue reading

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Tasmania Trip 2019 Day 2: After Breakfast

I was struck by the beauty of the architecture with the backdrop of the mountains. I probably took photos from our hop on hop off tourist bus. Perfect picturesque scenery.

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Tasmania Trip Day 1: 31st January 2019

The trouble with blogging so long after the fact is that memory is not infallible. But I have been desiring to record this last trip taken before covid struck. So here goes. And I’ll mostly let the pictures do the … Continue reading

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Perth Trip Day 8: On Our Way to Breakfast at the CBD

Sad that it was our last morning in Perth. I was not prepared to go back to the humidity heat and crowds in Singapore. But of course miss our family back home.

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Perth Trip Day 6: Duck Duck Bruce Brunch in Freemantle

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Perth Trip Day 4: Tony Romas Dinner

I wasn’t very hungry and service was really bad. One of two rude experiences during the whole trip. But there was a really nice waitress too. Usually it’s just one person among the mostly really nice patient folk. Maybe they … Continue reading

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Perth Trip Day 4: A Cafe & a Gorgeous Rose Garden- The Kodja Place Rose Maze, Kojonup

The sun was intense even on this autumn day so the roses seem to be wilting a bit but they were beautiful.

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Perth Trip Day 3: Elephant Rocks and Greens Pool

Felt a bit spiritual here as I had a strong scent of holy ash as we walked towards the elephant rocks (and I’m not even religious). I am spiritual though and I do believe in other dimensions and that science … Continue reading

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Perth Trip Day 3: On the Road Again – Margaret River

Our guide showed us the Margaret River Bakery making us think that perhaps we should have skipped the hotel breakfast. The place looked very crowded though.

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Perth Trip Day 2: Driving to Meelup

The drive was just very pleasant and I enjoyed every stop to view that glorious ocean.

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