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Travel Blogs from Melbourne
... that bird for two hours. Attached are the pics of my first ever beer
It has been a blast the last two months and the time leading up to the trip in anticipation. Onto the next trip which is in November with my group from www.deathrailwaytours.com.au
We are adopting soldiers in the Kanchanaburi War ...
... and deacons conference very close to where we're staying. I won't give the name of the locality because I'll probably get it wrong.
Our meeting for the day began at 10 am. Bev and I really appreciated getting better acquainted with all the deacons and elders in this region who were able to attend. A few were not able to come because of health.
The morning consisted of every pastor giving a report about his churches and ...
... van were treacherously cold at night, with a blasting wind that could knock us off our feet - we're still brushing out those stubborn knots in our hair as a result. McG being Scottish was unaffected by the cold, while Mole rat resorted to using socks as gloves and jumpers as socks. The camp sites along the way were interesting to say the least. The Port Fairy camp site included a manager that tried to lure us into a booze filled midnight swim 'when the ...
... chuckles, and all the famous people littering the walls or their names plastered everywhere mean nothing yet everyone else nods along. In the players changing rooms Josie remarked that it reminded her of Penlan (I don't understand why the teams had rubbish rooms when the club had amazing facilities upstairs). We did not hold much hope for the Sports Museum, we were proved wrong. It had an amazing collection on the Olympics, we had a brilliant chat ...
... and the rear of my white shorts were covered with o brown telltale stain. Luckily, we still had our cases and Annie jumped at the opportunity to open one and find me a replacement pair of shorts which I changed into in the toilet 'cos I was going there anyway. I am sitting in the international departure lounge in Christchurch airport so as I had some time I could expand a bit on the pronunciation problems the kiwis appear to have. I have to say ...
Other places to stay in Melbourne
Docklands, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Brilliant Hotel & Staff
- Pleasantly surprised....
- Uncomfortable beds
Southbank, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Location, location, location
- Great Value for Money
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $241
- Westin is better
- Good location, great room
- Love it!
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $212
- We would love to go back
- Good choice for Melbourne
- Very Dissapointed
Southbank, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $264
- Fantastic Stay at Crown Towers!
- Very poor
- I love Crown - especially Crystal Club
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 2 star hotelfrom $95
- Great location...but...
- Watch out!! There might be a mouse in your room
- We never stay anywhere else
Arrival Drive, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $185
- Outstanding Customer Service
- Two different experiences
- Fab view of the Airport, Kept my 2 year old happy.
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $165
- Good value, pleasant stay
- Good Location, Average accomodation
- Most enjoyable
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Good location
- Worst experience ever
- Great Location
Southbank, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $225
- Perfect experience
- Langham Melbourne Beaut Little Spot of Luxury
- Great first stop
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Above average
- Will not stay here again
- My Choice Always
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Okay weekend at Oaks on Market
- A good find
- Great hotel in a Great Location
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- VERY dirty and outdated
- Really nice and good location!
- Asians Beware!
South Wharf, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $178
Southbank, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $180
- Lovely hotel
- Like an IKEA catalog
- Crown for Business
East Melbourne, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $235
- Beyond What We Expected
- Gorgeous hotel, lousy service
- Park Hyatt
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $210
- Wow! A 5 Star European Style Aussie Hotel!
- Not bad, but not great
Melbourne, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $130
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $174
- Nice except for size and noise
- Gradually fading, but still one of the better choices
- Very unprofessional and under trained staff.
192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $156
10-14 Centre Road, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $163
- Es ist ein Holiday Inn
- Comfortable Airport Hotel
- Wouldn't go back
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $226
- Great - if it's your sort of style
- What you would expect from the Westin...
- The Ultimate Melbourne hotel
Melbourne, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Fabulous Location
- Best place we stayed at in Oz
- Dig It!!!
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Really good
- Great service at Saville
- Perfect holiday