Formule 1 Melbourne Fawkner
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We are arrived in Melbourne one day earlier than expected, little did we know the only good thing about that was that we saved some money on the car rental. We stayed at the Formule 1 hotel again, since it is still cheaper than the hostels. We normally are able to check out the cities in about 2 days and now we have 3 so we figured we could take …
... past us on the bleachers to the burrows beyond.
Eventually enough had come on shore that we could follow them to their burrows (there were walkways for humans and whatnot) and just stare at them really close up.
They were too cute.
Unfortunately, Philips Island is about the day I really came down with my cold. After the winery, my throat was just on fire, and I was slowly becoming more and more miserable.
It wasn't too bad because the day was so great, but ...
... Bay. Dave had bought himself a new surfboard on the drive down from Melbourne, so once down there we hired a few wetsuits and went out for a quick surf before retiring for a BBQ. The next day we drove a few miles along the Great Ocean Road to Cape Otway, where we had plans for a coastal walk, covering some 11km. It was a lovely walk, and we were very lucky in terms of spotting the native wildlife, including a mob of kangaroos, and two ...
... of burrows that are homes for the ferry penguins. This is home to one of the largest colonies in Australia. Many of the burrows have been protected by wooden frames, and there were many more that are continuing to be made by the many penguins that come in at nightfall to sleep and rest. This “Penguin Parade” that occurs nightly is a popular event that attracts thousands of visitors to come and witness. You sit in ...
... this act all the way through to the time when we were locked in a cell which could hold 12 persons with one wc which only the police could flush!! Getting it flushed was considered a privilege!! I have to say Liz was pretty good in the role but she was also prone to fits of laughter during the scenes. We were going to a show in the comedy festival at night. On the way there we rested on a bench. My knees were killing me!! I suggested we get a bottle of ...
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