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Travel Blogs from Melbourne
... things we saw on the side of the road.
In the afternoon we spent a bit of time in the apartment for G to prepare for work on Monday and so B hit the books to prepare for Uni starting soon. Once we got bored of staying in we walked to the local Officeworks to grab some stuff, before heading into town for dinner.
We caught the tram in which took about 35 minutes from our place. We were meeting G's cousin Enrico for dinner at an italian place called Pellegrini's. ...
I place a lot of pressure on myself sometimes. I feel like I HAVE to do this and that because it's what expected of me.
"Oh, you have to go and see Ayers Rock."
"I drove a 4x4 through the outback."
"I dived in the Great Barrier Reef."
"I sailed down the Murray River in a Paddle-steam boat."
That sounds amazing, brilliant and it's certainly an experience. But it's your experience. Just ...
Well error #1 - stupid me took the unactivated data SIM card for the iPad out of the holder and envelope and thought I'd activate it at the airport when I had time to sit and think, but all the info needed to activate it is either put away neatly at home or in the rubbish. Hopefully somewhere Brooke can find it or I'll have to find a ...
... we are not
responsible for too many tailbacks in our dilapidated old Toyota
Hiace. While I'm on the subject – this van was clearly designed by
the shortest nation on earth as some sort of sick joke at the expense
of anyone over the height of 5'6”. It's very cramped and I can only
just get in if I fold myself in half first. Maybe this is why they
also invented Origami? To return to my original point – Oz is very,
very big, in a way that ...
... Park but there are flushing toilets, HOT showers, easy access to the boat ramp and mobile reception. Kangaroos, possums and Rosellas visit your campsite and we even had a visit from the friendly local park ranger. The Aitken's give this spot 5/5 AITKEN STARS!! (even if we didn't catch a fish).
On the road back to Millgrove we stopped in at Buxton Trout and Salmon Farm. The girls were so excited to catch ...