Every year from 28 December to 4 January The Taste (formerly known as The Taste of Tasmania) runs in the old Princess Wharf No 1 Shed and part of Shed 2. It is Tasmania’s biggest food and wine festival and during the time it runsthere are between 300,000 and 400,000 visitors. As well as the food and wine there is performances in various areas by street performers and musicians.
I am continuing my Sydney Hobart themed photos again for todays post. This time some neatly coiled ropes on the side of a yacht.
Skandia off Wrest Point casino as it sails to the finish line to come second in the Sydney Hobart yacht Race
This morning Wild Oats XI won the Sydney Hobart Yacht race for its fourth time in a row. Second place Skandia was visible and finished an hour and seven minutes later which would have been disappointing as at one time yesterday Skandia was leading the race until becoming becalmed. Wild Oats XI on the other hand had to stop after one of its rudders became tangled with a 2 metre shark!
This is St George’s Church in Battery Point. Bits of it were designed and built by different people and different times. The church was consecrated in 1838. The tower followed in 1847 and the porch in 1888.