Tasmania

TasmaniaUnbelievable light and bucolic scenery are just part of Tasmania’s enduring charm.

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Bridge in LauncestonLaunceston, Tasmania, is often called the “Garden City” because of its long-established and outstanding public and private gardens. The National Trust has identified more than 100 buildings of architectural and historical importance here, ranging from cottages to mansions, churches, schools, and banks.

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Arthur Circus

Arthur Circus

Arthur Circus, Battery Point, a famously photographed row of cottages in Hobart.

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Hobart Harbor

Hobart Harbor

Be sure to go up to the Mt. Nelson Signal Station Tea House for a great view of the whole city.

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TasmaniaThis small Tasmanian town had murals painted on the sides of many buildings.
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Cottage in TasmaniaTypical cottage architecture.
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Tasmanian restaurantSurprise: This humble-looking building hidden away in a residential neighborhood in Launceston housed an excellent upscale restaurant.

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StraunStraughn is a tiny, picturesque fishing town on the west coast of Tasmania.

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Cradle Mountain: rugged, remote, and pristine.

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Marakoopa and King Solomon’s caves are in the nearby town of Mole Creek, with underground streams, pools, glow worms, shawl formations, stalactitites, and calcite crystals known as “King Solomon’s Diamonds.”

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treeAnd this was a remote national park (near Lake St. Clair?) with a whole forest full of gnarled, mossy, absolutely magical trees, which you should definitely track down and go see.



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