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Freycinet National Park, Tasmania

June 20, 2015

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Freycinet is such a lovely word to roll off the tongue. But how did a picturesque peninsula on the east coast of Tasmania gain such a French name? For thousands of years the Indigenous Oyster Bay tribes lived there. In 1642 Abel Tasman sailed by mistaking the peninsula for an island. ┬áThen in 1802 a […]