Gallery – Beautiful Bruny Island

I hope you had a great Easter. Mrs Swade and I got away for a few days, to visit an area south of Hobart called The Channel. It’s actually called the D’Entrecasteaux Channel, but people have trouble saying D’Entrecasteaux and just called it The Channel. Van Diemen’s Land – as Tasmania was originally known – was actually first discovered by Westerners in the 1640’s by a Dutch bloke named Abel Tasman, from whom our island now takes its name. Bruny D’Entrecasteaux (not his full name) was a French explorer who sailed through the channel that bears his name 150 years […]

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