Travel Blogs from Melbourne, Australia

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Australia - Overview, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Australia - Overview

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Go West!, Victoria State Library, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Go West!

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... how long we'll be on the road for, but we are all looking forward to another trip together. I'm a little sad to be leaving Melbourne; it is a great city and I am leaving behind some really good friends again. But this is part and parcel of travelling; ...

Last Days in Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Last Days in Melbourne

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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G'day everyone! Well after reaching the pinnacle of our Melbourne stay so far (neighbours tour), there really wasnt much else that could have impressed us! haha. Thats just another way to say that we didnt reall get up to that much! However, we were ...

Road trip part 2 - Adelaide to Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Road trip part 2 - Adelaide to Melbourne

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... , feeling a little weary, we set off to our next destination, but not without a few stops at some very important landmarks to Australia. The Giant Rocking Horse ( the biggest in the world) and The Giant Lobster! These are sights to behold. We both climbed ...

From the Sublime to the Ridiculous, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

From the Sublime to the Ridiculous

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... was an Andrew edit). I can’t rave enough about the evening we both had the best time.  No trip to Melbourne is complete without experiencing this night it was quite simply fantastic fun. Walking back to the van down Fitzroy Street somehow we ...

Queens Day in Melbourne, Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Queens Day in Melbourne

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Today was Queens Day - a Dutch holiday that was being celebrated in Federation Square. Many Dutch people descended on the square (including a fair share of backpackers) to participate in the music, watch the clog dancing and sample the food from home. ...

Beautiful Drive, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Beautiful Drive

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... we were about to do a morning visit to the 12 apostles but rain arrived so we headed off back on the G.O.R. towards Melbourne. We were driving through the Cape Otway National Park and heading towards the Lighthouse there when we saw our first wild koala ...

Melbourne at last, Melbourne - VIC, Australia travel blog

Melbourne at last

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... next day James has planned a trip out with Elaine and Bob, so I decided to have a look at Melbourne museum after being so impressed with the National Australia Museum. I was again lucky to arrive just before a guided tour started. The guided tour lasted ...

Bring The Rain, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Bring The Rain

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... Ahab Says 'I don't care who you are, here's to your dream'". I spent some time recently at my old stomping ground in Melbourne, the Pint on Punt Hostel in Windsor/St Kilda where I used to work and live. The owner has changed now, but it's ...

Goodbye to Mum, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Goodbye to Mum

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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Mum and I drove back to Melbourne via the Pink Lake which is an interesting little crusty salt pool thing in the middle of no where. It's dried up a lot of the time and the pinkness comes from the beta carotene in the algae. You learn something new ...

Rachael's travel blog 006, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Rachael's travel blog 006

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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Penguins, Koala's, Tennis and Speed Fines!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Penguins, Koala's, Tennis and Speed Fines!

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... complex of shops and restaurants, for a heart attack inducing gateau. Then onto the various other gardens of Melbourne, including the Royal Botanic Gardens, seeing the very large remembrance building just before entering. Finally, walk back along ...

Melbourne International Rules & Derby Day, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbourne International Rules & Derby Day

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Big group of us went to MCG to see Ireland win..again. Wooohoooo! Sorry Grechy. Melbourne City Centre fairly busy that evening, full of very happy irish supporters.  Next day we went to Flemington Race Course for Derby Day. Myself and Michael got a ...

In The City, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

In The City

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... time in three days we ventured out for a city stroll.  With many modern towers overlooking polished older buildings Melbourne seemed quite an attractive city.  The European style laneways lined with food stalls and patio seating combined with ...

Military Coup in Thailand, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Military Coup in Thailand

A travel blog entry by paul

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... widespread corruption. The independent agencies have been dominated by politics. The constitutional intention has been left unserved." I am in Melbourne, Australia at the moment. Yesterday as I walked to work I was stopped and asked if I had heard ...

Land Down Under!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Land Down Under!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... , but not great, and the girls are amazed that we wind up sitting next to some guy that they describe as the richest man in Australia... while I am amazed with the company at my own table. Sarah and I grab a drink before she leaves me back at my hotel ...

We're off to see the wizard..., Melbourne, Australia travel blog

We're off to see the wizard...

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... our hand again at craps in the casino - turns out we were have a very lucky streak in Vegas! Being disorganised with regard to Australia up to this point (it has always been so far away) we finally decided more what we are doing and how we are getting ...

Great Ocean Road and Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road and Melbourne

A travel blog entry by hess

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... (and yes sampled a couple) and farms, rolling valleys and gentle hills. In the autumnal light it was beautiful.. I arrived back in Melbourne (St Kilda, where I have been staying) on Friday night for a night on the town with Mez Phillips, who I worked ...

Chapter 15: Back to the beach!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Chapter 15: Back to the beach!

A travel blog entry by easyread

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I spent the rest of Thursday afternoon walking around downtown Melbourne. It's a clean, modern downtown area with some great shopping opportunities, but I decided it really could be anywhere. Like Toronto, for example. The afternoon was notable, ...

Back in Melbourne, All Nations Backpackers, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Back in Melbourne

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... free (but very slow). I'll probably move to somewhere with a decent kitchen tomorrow, perhaps back to Jacksons Manor. More Melbourne Tips: Tonight we are meeting up for free stand up comedy downtown at the hotel across the road from Flinders Street ...

Here In Melbourne......, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Here In Melbourne......

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... in London but more pleasant, and with better weather. It has been oft discussed recently that the people of Victoria, particularly Melbourne central and St Kilda, seem a little more... aloof, than other Australians. This was thrown open to the table ...

All Packed Up, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

All Packed Up

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Over the last week we have had the enormous task of packing up our whole house and trying to CRAM it all into storage. Finally it's finished, we have moved in with Rick's parents and are finishing off all the little tasks that need to be done before we ...

Australia - Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Australia - Melbourne

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... we still had a list of things we wanted to do in the city we weren't too worried. We knew we would be returning to Melbourne before leaving Australia, either to work or at the very least to get across to Tasmania - we would do the remaining things ...

Not doing much in Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Not doing much in Melbourne

A travel blog entry by paul

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... Tsunami and almost certainly none are heard to speak. I would excuse many Australians for thinking the Tsunami occurred in Australia. The coverage on these stations has been totally about Australians. (At the time of writing about 12 Australians died ...

Adelaide to Melbourne via The Great Ocean Road, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Adelaide to Melbourne via The Great Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... and other north Europeans, we see for the first time, large groups of other communities that have made Australia home. Melbourne has a large Italian, Chinese and Vietnamese communities plus the largest Greek community outside of Greece. In our ...

Hello Possums, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Hello Possums

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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A... Many people we spoke to in Sydney assured as that we'd find Melbourne has a much more English feel to it. This has certainly been true; it's been cold, windy and wet. Thankfully though we escaped the flash floods that struck a couple of days before ...

Ashes are ashes, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Ashes are ashes

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... couple of disastrous sessions we could still have been in with a shout as the shebang rolls back across the country and into Melbourne for the traditional Boxing Day Test. After a week back in Brisbane catching up with Wendy I've been in Melbourne for ...

Thoughts from Antipodeans Volunteers, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Thoughts from Antipodeans Volunteers

A travel blog entry by paul

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"He who knows others is wise; He who know himself is enlightened." Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu First some news from Thailand: Recently I was reading an article from a reporter who visited Mae Sot. Mae Sot is on the Thai / Burma border and at ...

Going For Gold, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Going For Gold

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... ’s street art has become internationally renowned and has become an attraction for local and overseas visitors experiencing Melbourne’s creative ambiance." In the immediate area of her Northcote address, Carol C claimed to have no knowledge of ...

Wombat Divine, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Wombat Divine

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... get to and yet was still late. Catching up on things we wandered the south bank of the river strewn with more of Melbourne's icons, coffee shops and restaurants, one of which we stopped at for a bite to eat reminiscing about dodgy street food past. ...

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