Global Backpackers

238 Victoria Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by meganfisher


... I had intended to go for a walk to one of the waterfalls there, but I couldn't find it. Instead I went for a walk around some gardens. There are a lot of old mansions that have been donated to the state and the gardens are open to the public. It was pouring rain and cold, but a good walk. I then decided to stop at another busy parking spot. From there, there was a walk up 1000 steps. I remember Lach telling me ...

Arriving Down Under

A travel blog entry by kiladoug


... the evening. So much of what happened that day in a few small villages in Australia was never reported on in the Uk, or probably Europe. But it was very hard to watch the reality of ordinary peoples lives being so quickly demolished by bush fire, villages torn apart. It has to be said Douglas and I were both pretty upset by the reality of the footage and to hear about how the local villages were trying to rebuild themselves after the devastation of 2009, and although it was ...

That's the life

A travel blog entry by jordanwright

... regulars and when you get to Port Lincoln, the turbo prop plane you get off will be the only one at the whole airport.

Great White Shark cage diving is pretty awesome. I mean, whilst 3 or 4 would've amplified the experience, 1 is enough, especially when they pull the bait towards the cage as she snaps for it and she swims straight at you. At the end of the day, they're wild animals, and nothing against Calypso Star Charters, they did their best to attract more. The ...

Day 13, Friday, 18 April. Shanghai - Melbourne

A travel blog entry by gibsonfamily


... went crazy about the tapals. Shan picked up a little frog! Inside the museum there are all sorts of amazing stuff including plants and animal drugs. There is a live turtle next to the drugs made of turtle shell! Shan said it was overfed and there should be another one for its company but it is alone. Shan really felt sorry for it.
There are also a Pulse Machine for students to learn different pulses. A body figure with interactive ...

Life in Melbourne!

A travel blog entry by kirstyandtom

... live, their colours are blue and white (of course we thought Itchen!) and they are called the Kangaroos! So yeah a few silly reasons. Our first game was fun, took us a while to understand some of the game as it is a pretty fast moving and does not seem to consist of much skill! But we got the hang of it and our team won after a pretty close match, so that was also good! Last weekend ( 12-13th April) was pretty chilled on the Sunday we were predicted ...


This hostel, located in the Melbourne CBD area of Melbourne, is near Queen Victoria Market, Old Melbourne Gaol, Flagstaff Gardens, and Coops Shot Tower.
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