Anthony (Tony) Hope runs the Salamanca walk a very flexible tour tailored to individual requests from Monday to Sunday alongside his working mate and tour guide Peter Lutz, the Manager of the
Salamanca Walk tours.
Tony has an interesting history and has also written about the history of Salamanca, in Hobart, Tasmania.
His book A Quarry Speaks which is an illustrated history of Salamanca, Sullivans Cove and Battery Point now in its second edition. The book refers to the early colonial days including the convicts and early pioneering companies right up to the building of the Salamanca Square complex.
Other books under Tony’s belt include The Hope Factor covering some of the exploration and discoveries which led to mining operations including Bougainville in PNG and the Philippines.
Again the book is highly illustrated.
Short Stories from World War Two with chapters on men and women from eight different nationalities who were involved in WW 11. The majority of the people were met and interviewed by the author including Carlos Romulo who came to Australia with General Macarthur and Ayde Rockliffe who as a POW toiled on the Thai-Burma railway.
His latest book includes Friends across the Ocean a presentation book written to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Tasmania Fujian relationship. The book was presented by Tasmania’s Premier to the Secretary of Fujian in April 2016.
Showcasing Tasmania and the Connection to Fujian China due for publication in Mid 2017 with seventy articles from Tasmania and ten from Fujian, Chapters include government, history, arts/culture, energy, education, agriculture, seafood, tourism, wine, whisky, mining, forestry, research, Antarctica and the Chinese community. Tasmanian Senator Eric Abetz refers to the book as “not only timely but will be an important volume in the Library of Tasmanian history and China-Australia relations”.
The books are also stocked in Hobart bookstores, particularly the Hobart Book Shop and Fullers Book Store.
Visitors on the Salamanca walk in Hobart, Tasmania
All books can be obtained from the author at PO box 21, Battery Point, Tasmania 7004 or by emailing arhope(AT) ozemail.com.au
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