BAYLESS & ALL YOUR GUYS FROM THE BAY THAT CAME UP TOO, HELPED MAKE IT A GREAT NIGHT...those that didnt make, yes.........there will be another one, as friendships have been made.
Top, from left to right: Hobart from the air, a gazebo in Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Sandy Bay beach, Tasman Bridge, Cascade Brewery, Hobart Cenotaph, Wrest Point Hotel Casino, Salamanca Market Hobart is Australia's second oldest capital city after Sydney, New South Wales.
The modern history of Hobart (formerly "Hobart Town", or "Hobarton") dates to its foundation as a British colony in 1804.
Prior to British settlement, the area had been occupied for possibly as long as 35,000 years, The descendants of the indigenous Tasmanians now refer to themselves as 'Palawa'.
Its harbour forms the second-deepest natural port in the world.
It is the financial and administrative heart of Tasmania, serving as the home port for both Australian and French Antarctic operations and acting as a major tourist hub, with over 1.192 million visitors in 2011/2012.
Violent conflict with the European settlers, and the effects of diseases brought by them, dramatically reduced the aboriginal population, which was rapidly replaced by free settlers and the convict population.
The city is located in the state's south-east on the estuary of the Derwent River, making it the most southern of Australia's capital cities.at the *made up hotel* in *tiny country town in the middle of no-where*, tomorrow night.Get the event moderator to post it to the event forum and have your dummy event with no attendees.Since its foundation as a colonial outpost, the city has grown from the mouth of Sullivans Cove to stretch in a generally north-south direction along both banks of the Derwent River, from 22 km inland from the estuary at Storm Bay to the point where the river reverts to fresh water at Bridgewater.Hobart has experienced both booms and busts over its history.