Travel Blogs from Melbourne, Australia

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Three Point Fade Away, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Three Point Fade Away

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... girls whose names I kept asking and then forgetting almost as quickly. And it was all good. One of the great things about Australia is the lifestyle. Sure, there's some things to sort out here and there (no time for tirade, no time for tirade), but ...

Left in Charge, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Left in Charge

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... report to the front gate." Being so close to the zoo hearing the announcements when still half asleep can be a little weird. Melbourne is made up of a number of distinct areas or districts each with their own character with Fitzroy were I headed to ...

Great Ocean Road-Trip, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Great Ocean Road-Trip

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... for this time of the morning especially after only just getting back to work after an operation for skin cancer (also dubbed Australia's national cancer) making sure to our small group there was a bottle of sun tan cream up front for anyone who needed ...

Australia - Part 1, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Australia - Part 1

A travel blog entry by paul

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... . Also quickly caught up and went for a run with Emma, her mum and friends. Everyone seems good. Initial impressions of Australia are of a spacious, well treed (it has a reasonable number of trees in the suburban areas), clean and quite wealthy ...

"Work, Work oh and a bit more work...!"

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... a computer screen to earn those valuable $$$ Other things I got up to in my last month Traveled 2 hours North of Melbourne, with Tanielle, to a small town called Echuca. The idea was to try wake boarding on a friends boat, hopefully doing ...

" Swimming with unsocial dolphins..."

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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Your find it hard to find someone that wouldn't want to swim with Dolphins. When your brought up watching flipper, its hard not to! After our first run in with them in Santa Barbara, USA, a few months before, Dan and I had wanted to do it properly. ...

Surprise visit!, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Surprise visit!

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... direction to myself. Today I am typing away at a free internet terminal at the Pacprint 2005 expo being held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Dominik and I managed to blag our way in as we have some time to kill while Jorgen is collecting Sheila ...

"Why Don't You Just Play For 'Em, Umpire?"

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... end of the field has had far more opportunities to bring out their giant pompoms, and I am still politely cheering everytime Melbourne manages to get anywhere near the goal. In the second half it gets worse for Melbourne as Geelong stops toying with ...

"Packing my bags and leaving home... again...!"

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... of life, I love the friendly people and I love social life you can have here. But its not just Melbourne, i'm starting to fall in love with Australia. So much so I have even looked into living here permanently. Maybe one day this might become ...

Toadfish and the AFL, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Toadfish and the AFL

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... away to other states to create a little interest. Still though, of the 16, St Kilda, Carlton, Collingwood, Western Bulldogs, Melbourne, Geelong, Essendon, Hawthorn and Richmond are all based in Victoria. So, for example, AFL news makes not just the ...

Something to be bitter about, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Something to be bitter about

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... (his real name) the judge did have this to say: "this is poor judgement on two counts there -- drinking that much and drinking Melbourne Bitter," magistrate Vince Luppino was quoted as saying - referring to VB, a drink favoured by some ...

Day 197-203: Sydney/Katoomba/Melbourne, Sydney/Katoomba/Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Day 197-203: Sydney/Katoomba/Melbourne

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... .15 and landed at 15.30. The weather was very very different from Sydney, 28C, sunny and blue skies....a nice welcome to Melbourne. Collected the baggage and got the Sky Shuttle into the city, and then got the complimentary shuttle which took me to the ...

Checking out Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Checking out Melbourne

A travel blog entry by madman96

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I see Sarah off to work in the morning and contemplate falling back to sleep but decide against it on my last day in Melbourne.  Once up, I walk around Victoria Park before calling Lauren (Adi's friend who had the bday on Friday night) and head over ...

Wilsons Promontory to Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Wilsons Promontory to Melbourne

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... . The scenery was absolutely stunning and we got to touch the Southern Ocean for the first time. In the afternoon we headed on to Melbourne where after checking in to the hostel we went for a well needed slap up dinner at La Camera down by the Yarra ...

Working hard in Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Working hard in Melbourne

A travel blog entry by paul

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Hi, after my initial culture shock of being in Australia (as expressed in the last log) I have gotten used to things and have mainly been stuck on the Army base here instructing on a course. Generally up at 0530 and into bed after 2300 - so I am pretty ...

Melbs, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbs

A travel blog entry by jag

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 After a week or so here its easy to see why people rave about Melbourne. Its so more diverse than any city in Australia that I've been to. It has marks off for not being car friendly at all and at times can seem like quite a grotty city, but it has such ...

Back Home, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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So what have we been doing since we have been home?   We had the chance to catch up with our families and friends surprising those closest to us individually.  Megan joined the local Nurse's bank at Monash Medical Centre and worked a few ...

Shrimps on the Barbie and new Year Cheer!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Shrimps on the Barbie and new Year Cheer!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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... loud shouty butch women - the great myth back home that everyone here is beautiful, blonde and tanned obviously doesn't come from Melbourne. Unfortunately for us, most of them seemed to be staying at our hostel, and those that weren't were scary old men ...

The long-awaited nuptials., Melbourne, Australia travel blog

The long-awaited nuptials.

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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The social whirlwind that had engulfed me in Auckland now deposited me with a thud, with a little help from Emirates Airlines, in ...

Multicultural Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Multicultural Melbourne

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... them in managing these children and their families).  I've also come across Iranians, South Africans and a Malaysian.  Melbourne also has a large Greek, Italian and Chillean population which makes for an exciting atmosphere.   Dean and I ...

Australia-Army work etc and gripe about media here, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Australia-Army work etc and gripe about media here

A travel blog entry by paul

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... not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed" Dwight D Eisenhower, former WW2 General and President of USA. Hello from Melbourne, Australia where I have been for about a month. Firstly I want to mention some work that is available with Mr John ...

Bangkok to Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Bangkok to Melbourne

A travel blog entry by guykb

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On our last day we didn't have to hurry. Our flight from Bangkok to Singapore wasn't until 5pm. So we relaxed by the pool. We read, the girls swam. I went for a walk to find a man who operated a small booth on the side of the street who specialised in ...

Almost ready, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Almost ready

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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We are almost ready. Tonight will be our last night in Australia for probably 18 months. In just under 24 hours we will be in the air, on a plane, on the way to SINGAPORE!! Keep checking for ...

Melbourne's Eclectic Life, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbourne's Eclectic Life

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... went to a beautfiul little cafe on De Graves Lane, near Flinder's Station.  This cafe encapsulated every image I have of Melbourne, including the down to earth hippy like locals and friendly but easy going service.  Dean had a steak whilst I ...

Out of unfriendly Sydney, now in Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Out of unfriendly Sydney, now in Melbourne

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... cities are immense. Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne are clearly our best cities. I am so happy to be in Melbourne now, clearly my favourite city in Australia. My first night here was excellent, great to meet up with my mate Dean who moved here from ...

Melbourne Airport TERROR!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbourne Airport TERROR!

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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OK, so we made it to Melbourne!!  We managed to sleep most of the way to Auckland, and then connect to Melbourne...  Upon arriving, we decided to be good visitors and declare the wooden things we had brought with us... big mistake... because we ...

home, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

home

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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we are home.... will fill in the gaps in the next few days/weeks... already the trip is taking on a dreamlike quality (after being on australian soil for a few hours) and it doesn't seem like we were away at ...

The start...., Melbourne, Australia travel blog

The start....

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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Country Summaries: thailand burma laos china tibet nepal india france ...

Trying to get a beer on New Year, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Trying to get a beer on New Year

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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... in the glorious sunshine. Tuesday 30th January Hired bikes and rode along the banks of the Yarra river that splits Melbourne. Passed the MCG cricket ground and Rod Laver stadium, home of the Australian tennis open. Wednesday 31st January ...

Meeting more locals!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Meeting more locals!

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... ; Melbourne has clearly become my favourite city and I can easily see myself living here.  For international visitors reading this, Melbourne is an absolute must.  Don't come to Australia unless you have Melbourne on ...

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