Lygon Lodge Carlton
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B started uni last week with her first day on Tuesday. It's a big campus but she's slowly getting used to it and finding her way around.
Wednesday night we went to the Queen Victoria Night markets. We caught a train in to the city and then walked to the markets. Only a small section of the market was open, but it was very cool. It was reasonably warm as there were lots of fire pit type things. There was so much food there, but lots of it was ...
... we both had to buy adult Mykis, as to travel on a concession you need a Travel Concession card, rather than just a student card, which B doesn't have yet. Just to buy the card cost $6, and then $8 for a daily fare, so an expensive trip to the city all up! Block arcade is actually quite close to Flinders Street Station (one of the train stations in the city), so B walked to Block Arcade and then headed into Haighs. It looks like a nice place ...
... to rent a home or an apartment direct from the owner, which give you a myriad of options and bedding configurations! Make sure you do some research on the locale though, as wife's don't appreciate staying in the red- light district of a foreign city! There are some great tools now to help you with this.
Google. ; A small startup internet search engine. It might be a hit.
Working at so many different places means that I need a car to get around. Looking for a car is pretty much my worst nightmare because I have no idea what I am doing. Thank goodness Lachlan's dad could come with me and help out. I spent a few days combing through the ads on the internet and trying to figure out what to get. I think the guys at work are sick of me asking car related questions! Anyways, I found an ad for ...
... koalas, one of which crossed the road right in front of us – very odd, but lucky, to see one so close as we’ve heard they mostly sleep during the day. On the wildlife front, we’ve also seen numerous colourful birds, including king parrots, kookaburras, cockatoos, parakeets and a flaming galah!
From Cape Otway we drove west to try and catch a glimpse of The 12 Apostles before sunset – The 12 Apostles ...
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