4 Dec 2009


This morning, this little doll and her friend Betsy


travelled south on the bus to help
Liliana and her family celebrate Sinterklaas tomorrow.

Tasmania, has a large Dutch community and also strong historical ties with the Netherlands.

Tasmania was named after the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman who sailed around these waters in the 17th century before heading off to New Zealand.

And if you want to read more about Tasman including some of his journal entries you can go here and explore.