AUSTRALIA

melbourne
- introduction
- role & relevance
- history
- grand churches
- st kilda
- ship enterprize
- melbourne tram system
- puffing billy
- general cemetary
- - intro
- - stroll 1
- - stroll 2
- grand organ

bendigo

echuca

ararat

grampians

otways

swan hill

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tasmania
- intro
- ships and boat tours
- history
- landscapes
- port arthur
- hobart
- launceston
- queenstown
- bridges

 
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Ship cartoon

hobart

the largest city of tasmania was founded by english authorities in australia, in 1804, to become a penal colony. this function was taken over in 1830 by port arthur. it is located where the river derwent flows into the ocean (see above map)..

Hobart view

hobart is above all a harbour city - but nevertheless excels in art and in museums as well, e.g., the "museum of old and new art" (mona). also, hobart is the official home port for the australian and the french antarctic operations.

Hobart map

Hobart harbour

Hobart harbour ships

its architecture covers a wide range from traditional to modern styles, downwards beside the river and up the hills.

Hobart pompous residence Hobart houses on hill

famous is also the salamanca market, where really about everything is available, even life music!

Hobart painting Salamance market

Salamanca market Street musician

finally - where is the certainly well-esteemed university of tasmania? of course in hobart.

University of Tasmania logo

Small inbetween picture