This is the blog of Mark Wordsworm, the travelling worm. I’m a 25-year-old bookmark and can proudly boast my own Hallmark serial number, 95 HBM 80-1. You’ll probably want to read all about me and my Travelling Companion (the TC).
Today’s travel notes
Me and the TC, plus her husband whom this worm fondly dubs the “TC-once-removed”, spent a long weekend in Tasmania last week. We visited the Salamanca Market in Hobart on Saturday morning.
My impressions? Colour, talent, scents, laughter.
The book I’m in
Catching Fire, part 2 of The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins. Classy teen science fiction that appeals to adults for its fast pace, clever social commentary and appealing characters.
Take a stroll around the streets in the area of the market, to smell the roses and absorb the architectural variety.
This worm was a tad disappointed in the lunch we found near Salamanca Markets. I’d heard Hobart is a gourmet heaven, but the TC’s potato salad was decidedly below par. Enough said on that score.
Me in Salamanca Place:
Looking up through Salamanca Market towards Gladstone street:
A couple of the colourful market stalls, snapped by the TC-once-removed:
The view from Gladstone street, looking down through the market:
Nearby the market is Battery Point. It’s one of the longest-settled parts of Hobart, dating back to around 1804:
The balcony on this building intrigued the TC-once-removed, because there’s no way of getting onto it:
Wrought iron and roses:
A rose, just because it is:
That’s all for today, dudes.