The Island at the Edge of the World


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Rolling hills, pastoral settings, empty lineups, and A-grade surf, apparently Tasmania has everything the wandering surfer with too much time on his hands could want. Only catch, it’s at the bottom of the world, and the weather’s not always the most pleasant. But whoever let that stop them?