Travel Blogs from Melbourne, Australia

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Back to Oz!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Back to Oz!

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... of Lassiders and, it brought a tear to my eye, but we also saw the drain that bouncer fell into and died! Whilst in Melbourne i contacted a friend whom i met in Nepal named Sally. We only met for a few nights at a place called Chitwan but had stayed ...

It's a beach of a day, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

It's a beach of a day

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... to a McDonald's ice cream sundae....we are bad people! We have found out that Andy Murray isn't playing at the Melbourne Open tomorrow, we think he is playing Tuesday. Therefore we aren't bothering getting tickets as we leave for Sydney on ...

Off to St Kilda - sounds like a TV Hospital show!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Off to St Kilda - sounds like a TV Hospital show!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... also stuck in my fragile little mind - "Life is a waste of time, Time is a waste of life, Spend your time getting wasted, And you'll have the time of your life" Brilliant - this is what we shall do! Our last full day in Melbourne was ...

Hanging around for a bus to Sydney, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Hanging around for a bus to Sydney

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... Street areas. Don't think I could live here, but it's still a nice place to visit. Sydney is still my favourite City in Australia. I never thought it would be, but it just seems to have everything - city life, beaches, harbour, parks, sports - really ...

It's hot here.., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia travel blog

It's hot here..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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'G'day Cobba!' The Aussie Adventures have finally begun. Stories and pics coming soon.. ...

Hot and bothered, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Hot and bothered

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... department stores and train stations to cool down. I actually book a haircut at Kings Hairdressing, part of the newly renovated Melbourne Central station. Without a firm grasp of distance in the city, I convince everyone we can walk and likely catch a ...

In Melbourne for the school holidays, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

In Melbourne for the school holidays

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... 't see out of the window.  It made taking off and landing nerve wracking.  The landing was quite messy. Melbourne is hosting the International Comedy Festival at this time.  Last night, I spent several hours watching several outstanding ...

Much closer to home!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Much closer to home!

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... a different Australian city. I always said when travelling away that when I came home I would try and see more of Australia so this is my start! Melbourne seems nice so far and I have very little memory of the place.  I have been here years ago for ...

Ready for the cricket & the tennis, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Ready for the cricket & the tennis

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Nothing much today. We got to Melbourne at 6.45am. We dropped our bags off at Greenhouse Backpackers and had some breakfast. We then went to the visitors centre to pick up some local maps. It was then time for a second breakfast for Simon - coz I'm a ...

Trying to get home, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Trying to get home

A travel blog entry by baileyandkerry

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... Hong Kong airport, a 13hour flight and a national express coach I made it to my parents house in Preston 105hours after leaving Melbourne. Perhaps it was Karma's way of bringing us back down to Earth. And finally, Reasons why England's great #6 - Its ...

Melbourne... an exquisite city., Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbourne... an exquisite city.

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... be interested to hear of other travellers' views on this.    In a nutshell, Melbourne offers world-class multi-ethnic cuisine, exquisite fashion, Australia's best sporting events (Australian Tennis Open, AFL, C'wlth Games in 2006, formula 1 ...

"All together now...Neighbours, everybody needs.."

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... you can! What we found funny was 'Erinsborough High, was actually a school for all the non-english speaking immigrants that come to Australia! (as you can see from the sign in the photos) The other thing we found out was the school has never been paid a ...

Welcome to Australia, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Welcome to Australia

A travel blog entry by hils

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... to my relief. If you think I was exaggerating about the rain I was later to find out that this was the worst weather Melbourne has ever experienced - at least since records began 150 years ago. In 31 hours we had a quarter of the annual rainfall. I ...

Anarchist Vegans, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Anarchist Vegans

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... cousins happy. Leaving Fred and Jackie to the joy of Christmas shopping I went for an aimless wander around the center of Melbourne in no particular direction just to take a look around. What I found though was a fantastic city, nothing remarkable as ...

The Cities, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney, Australia travel blog

The Cities

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... Australia. I didn't have a lot of time and only managed to get a taste of what each city has to offer. Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney. Each had their particular charms. I have decided to tell the story of my time in these cities through the ...

Impossibly humiliatingly awfully arse-achingly bad, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Impossibly humiliatingly awfully arse-achingly bad

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... and booked months in advance in the likelihood that the series would still be alive it was not surprising to see the streets of Melbourne awash with fat, bald, white - but soon to be pink - Englishmen wearing football shirts and singing. Maybe I'm a bit ...

Day 225-231: Melbourne to Adelaide, Melbourne/Adelaide, Australia travel blog

Day 225-231: Melbourne to Adelaide

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... number so we could hook up for a drink in the evening. I chose My Place coz of the glittering reviews it received on Bug Australia. However upon arrival we suspected that the hostel had paid people to put the reviews on...we were given a 6 bed dorm which ...

Melbourne Melbourne, My Kind of Town., Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbourne Melbourne, My Kind of Town.

A travel blog entry by irax

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... culture of Victoria's finest city was one of the finest cities in the word, and also that anyone caught going into a Starbucks in Melbourne should be shot. True enough, I had such a relaxing time, taking it easy that I almost forgot to get out and do the ...

Australia - Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Australia - Melbourne

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... to the library to see the Ned Kelly armour (PIC), only to find that the helmet was on a tour of Australia and wouldn't be back in Melbourne until mid 2007. The impressive view of the grand reading room in the library made up for the slight disappointment ...

Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbourne

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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... /06 Another driving day for Scott. Today is the reason we got the convertible - to drive along the Great Ocean Road. This is Australia's equivalent of PCH in California. We had a very sunny pleasant day - it was about 75-80 degrees out. Which we were ...

Another trip... due to commence., Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Another trip... due to commence.

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Being on holidays has really increased my appetite to travel again... so much so that I'm in the early stages of planning my next trip... not a long one, a 6 week trip at the end of the year. I'm thinking of going to Mexico and Central America.  ...

Day 218-224: Prahran/Melbourne, Prahran/Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Day 218-224: Prahran/Melbourne

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... the end decided to meet up for a drink in the real world. Name is Pete, really nice bloke from Kent, a paramedic who's been in Melbourne for a couple of weeks staying with a friend but decided to spend his last night in a hotel in the city. Spent a couple ...

AFL and Parking Tickets!, St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

AFL and Parking Tickets!

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... in wasting the morning. Met up with Dave for breakfast and he informed me that we had a parking fine! The traffic wardens in Melbourne are even more over zealous than the ones in England! We had parked in the correct place but received a ticket for ...

Melbourne, 12 Apostles and The Yarra, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbourne, 12 Apostles and The Yarra

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... to see him, and there were tears al round when we realised he had a 300 pound expense budget. Matthews in Melbourne for a design conference entitled "Futureground", where somewhat bizarrely he's presenting a paper on '1950's London coffee shops". With ...

Getting Kilda by Tram, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Getting Kilda by Tram

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Eb's Almost Leaving..., Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Eb's Almost Leaving...

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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... , so my test message will be immortalised for ever more in the annals of time. So just in case, I'll stop now ;) Keeping you posted. Eb PS. The map thinks I'm in Canberra. I'm in Melbourne. I'm itching to see where it thinks I'm in next! ...

ppppick up a penguin, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

ppppick up a penguin

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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Not having much time in Melbourne until we leave Australia for Asian shores we decided that we needed to prioritise and visit the most important sites of the city. Therefore we hopped on the "neighbours tour bus" and went to Ramsey street!! It was one ...

Day 204-210: Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Day 204-210: Melbourne

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... up Swanston St to the Half Tix box office which as you can probably guess sells half price and discounted tickets for shows. It's Melbourne International Comedy Festival time at the mo so there's loads to go and see, trouble is I haven't heard of most of ...

Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Melbourne

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... to March is a good time to visit the city. Lots going on and the place is Sports mad. The Moto GP, The Melbourne Cup, this year the International Rules is on in Melbourne (and Perth), Spring Racing Carnival, The Australian Open and the Grape Grazing ...

Masters of Melbourne!, Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Masters of Melbourne!

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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... Dan, Matt, Pat and I flew down to Melbourne on the most uncomfortable flight ever for a guy whos 6 ft 1! Anyway, we got to Melbourne with the intention of exploring the more cultural side to it, so thats exactly what we did. That was except for the ...

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