Tour de Tassie #5 – A convict journey

Deb's World

It really seems like we were on our very own ‘Convict Journey’ as we visited Darlington Probation Station on Maria Island, Port Arthur Historic Site, the Coal Mines and later in our trip, Sarah Island on the (West Coast). 

How’s this for a great list of names?

Eagle Hawk Neck, Dog line, Coal Mines, Remarkable Cave, Devil’s Kitchen, Tasman Arch, Isle of the Dead, Point Puer Boys’ Prison, Port Arthur Historic Site  – amazing places which can all be found on the Tasman Peninsula, on Tasmania’s East Coast. 

Moving on:

After we left Maria Island,we drove though the dark evening to Stewart’s Bay Lodge just next door to the Port Arthur Historic Site.  The drive was made quite hard due to the oncoming traffic and headlights of visitors who were on their way home from a day out at Port Arthur.  Our cabin key had been left in the safe for…

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