Tag Archives: Hobart

Take a peek at places where we stayed through AirBnB

When we planned our trip – first cross-country in the US and then around the world – we had to stay within our budget, so we relied heavily on AirBnB. We just couldn’t afford hotels every night (except in SE … Continue reading

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Market Day

Saturday is Market Day, and Hobart does it better than most. Over 300 food, arts, crafts, clothing, and flower vendors line Salamanca Place down by the harbor. We browsed for a good long time; observed a bee hive behind glass … Continue reading

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Will moving stories teach us lessons for the future?

Truggernanna, a native from southern Van Dieman’s Land (later named Tasmania), was married to Woureddy.  Who was she?  We knew very little about the Aboringinal people so the exhibit, ningina tunapri (meaning ”to give knowledge and understanding”) in the Tasmania … Continue reading

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We’re on an island

We grew up in the Midwest of the United States in an area where we rarely saw a large body of water.  Yet, when we looked over our itinerary for our round-the-world trip, we noted how many of our destinations … Continue reading

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A dash of paint

We walked down a street in North Hobart, deep in conversation, when something caught our attention. We stopped, turned around, and just stared at the brick walls.  Wow!  What a little paint can do! Even the post office was daring … Continue reading

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