Only saw a portion of the trail but wanted to read the lot. Very interesting and amazing to read some of the reasons why people were locked away back in the day, pretty tough back then. Certainly worth a look.
It is really interesting to see why people were transported to the colonies,the bricks give a truly shocking insight into the harsh punishments that were given out for petty crimes they had committed.The town is very busy with people stopping off on the way north as the town has plenty of cafe's and snack bars and is on the main... 更多
Travelling through but took the time to stop and walk most of the attraction on both sides of the road. So much to see in each town in Tassie if you stop and look around - 3rd time here and did a month this time - still not enough...
If you are not into the history of Australia, Tasmania and the convicts that settled here, then this is not going to appeal to you. It's more than just a row of bricks with names in it. We come from a fascinating background of cultures and this trail provides an insight into the people who made our nation. It is... 更多
Great interesting reading - especially the ages they were, when and what boat they came over on, what they were caught/charged for and the amount of years for usually tiny crimes (stealing a handkerchief or some food = generally 7 years!)