My series of photos of strange looking but probably quite common birds continues. Is this a duck or what? I shot this photo in a little town just north of Hobart in Tasmania.
Vicky, Lisa and I visited the Port Arthur penal colony. This is the site of one of Australia’s most infamous prisons. The old ruins are spectacular and well worth the visit. We also went on a ghost tour around the colony the night before.
Architecture around Tasmania
There were some stunning examples of early colonial architecture around Tasmania.
Cruising in Hobart
Jon, Lisa, Kelly, Vicky and myself all piled onto a little boat and took a cruise around the harbour in Hobart. Vicky’s obsession with taking gagillions of photos went into overdrive during the trip.
Lisa, Jon, Vicky and I visited one of the oldest prisons in Hobart. There were lots of creepy things to see including this scary ghost of a beautiful woman, for some reason she looks oddly familiar. Jon Kitchen looked oddly at home inside a locked prison cell. The stones in the floor which the prisoners […]
I went to Hobart for IC07 which is the biggest inorganic chemistry conference in Australasia. The conference was a success. I met lots of new people, made some new friends and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Hobart is an excellent place to visit. It’s very picturesque, the weather is great and it’s not too busy.
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