I am hoping to go to Tasmania again sometime this year or next so thank you for this story…

A Word in Your Ear

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Someone once told me that a week to travel around Tasmania by car was plenty.   Someone else also recently told me, on discussing my travel plans, that two weeks would be more than enough to see the main sights.  Well they were both wrong!  I travelled around this Australian state for 12 days and could have spent another month experiencing all that this island has to offer.  To give you some idea of its size think of England – not the UK just England.  Tasmania is approximately 70% the size of England yet it only has an approximate population of about 500,000 as opposed to 50 million in England.  Now that is a lot of empty countryside to peruse.

Tasmania is a mixed bag of pleasures.  Pristine primary rain  forest,  wild  untamed rivers, rugged volcanic landscapes, miles of squeaky white sanded beaches and  a visual  aboriginal and colonial  history.    Tasmania…

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