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'''Ross''' is a small historic town in the center of the [[Australia|Australian]] state of [[Tasmania]], 120 km north of [[Hobart]] and 80 km south of [[Launceston]]. Ross was first settled in 1821 as a garrison town for soldiers, as a coaching stop on the Midlands Highway and as a market town. It's especially popular with Japanese travellers as the bakery was the template for a Japanese comic series ("Kiki's bakery")
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'''Ross''' is a small historic town in the centre of the [[Australia|Australian]] state of [[Tasmania]], 120 km north of [[Hobart]] and 80 km south of [[Launceston]]. Ross was first settled in 1821 as a garrison town for soldiers, as a coaching stop on the Midlands Highway and as a market town. It's especially popular with Japanese travellers, as the bakery was the template for a Japanese comic series ("Kiki's bakery").
  
  
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==See==
 
==See==
* '''Church''' of standstone built by convicts
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* '''Church''' -- Made of sandstone and built by convicts.
* '''Ross female factory''' Female convicts camp to see how the prisoners in Tasmania endured their lives
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* '''Ross female factory''' -- Female convicts camp. Visit this to see how the prisoners in Tasmania endured their lives.
 
* '''Sheep museum'''
 
* '''Sheep museum'''
* '''Ross Bridge''' - built in 1836 by convict labor.
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* '''Ross Bridge''' -- Built in 1836 by convict labor. This is one of the oldest bridges in Australia and is made from sandstone.
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
Nice bbq rest place at the bridge. Excellent for lunch on a sunny day
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A pleasant barbeque and resting place can be found at the bridge. It is an excellent spot for lunch on a sunny day.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
Muffins or other sweets from the bakery
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Muffins or other sweets from the bakery.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
Next to the bakery is a hotel. Kiki's room is available for rent. If you just want to take a picture, just ask politely at the reception.
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Next to the bakery there is a hotel. Kiki's room is available for rent. If you just want to take a picture, just ask politely at the reception.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Revision as of 00:51, 8 May 2007

Ross is a small historic town in the centre of the Australian state of Tasmania, 120 km north of Hobart and 80 km south of Launceston. Ross was first settled in 1821 as a garrison town for soldiers, as a coaching stop on the Midlands Highway and as a market town. It's especially popular with Japanese travellers, as the bakery was the template for a Japanese comic series ("Kiki's bakery").


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  • Church -- Made of sandstone and built by convicts.
  • Ross female factory -- Female convicts camp. Visit this to see how the prisoners in Tasmania endured their lives.
  • Sheep museum
  • Ross Bridge -- Built in 1836 by convict labor. This is one of the oldest bridges in Australia and is made from sandstone.

Do

A pleasant barbeque and resting place can be found at the bridge. It is an excellent spot for lunch on a sunny day.

Buy

Muffins or other sweets from the bakery.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Next to the bakery there is a hotel. Kiki's room is available for rent. If you just want to take a picture, just ask politely at the reception.

Get out

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