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Doo-Us

Crossing over the Neck, there are a few natural phenomena to discover before reaching Port Arthur. I followed the signs to the Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen, but before reaching them, I had to pass through a cute little town called Doo Town. Now this is not the type of cute little town you might pass through in Europe with quaint little cottages and cobblestone street, although there are cottages, I will let you decided if you think they are cute or not.

As you drive through Doo Town, you notice something unusual about the names of the cottages, or shacks, as they are known in Tasmania. Most of the homes and even some of the businesses have ‘Doo’ names. These interesting names include Thistledoo, Gunnadoo and Doo Drop Inn.

The town dates back to the 1930s when in 1935, Hobart architect Eric Round began a custom that continues today. He placed the nameplate ‘Doo I’ at his Pirate’s Bay weekender shack. Charles Gibson (Doo-Me) and Bill Eldridge (Doo-Us) followed. The tradition caught on and the new residents attracted to Doo Town’s picture perfect locations at the southern end of Pirates Bay are all committed to maintaining the Doo Town tradition. It sure makes for a quirky photo opportunity.

Sunflower300 says:
That's a clever one Rudolph. :) You Doo know how to make me smile. :)
Posted on: Jun 25, 2009
Sweetski says:
If I ever move to this weird place, I'll probably name my house 'thatledoo':D
Posted on: Jun 25, 2009
Sunflower300 says:
I Doo all possible to keep my TravBuddies happy. :)
Posted on: Jun 10, 2009
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photo by: Sunflower300