The Chifley On Flemington, Melbourne
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... reservations for a cabin about halfway on the route and, with the help of some locals, found the location late Friday night.
On Saturday, we started out along the Great Ocean Route and the immediate comparison is to the drive along Big Sur in California.
The Australian coastline is spectacular.
It's far more defined than Big Sur and rock formations and soaring cliffs are prevalent. Several have been ...
... To be fair, it was a pretty swish place. Nice houses and no graffiti... Good sign.
I enter the gym, shake hands with a gentleman who owns the joint.
"Michelle didn't tell me about you Heather? I wonder why that is? Though I haven't been in the office, as my wife's just had a baby. Anyway, please take a seat!"
To my disappointment, I couldn't receive the job role because I'm not first aid trained. He gave me ...
We started our day planning next week's leg of our
trip, Sydney first
and then on to Christchurch:
finding hotels at the right place and rates, a time-consuming job that took us
until 1 p.m.
But we got it all done so off we went to buy a few
things and walked on to the Eureka-tower on the south bank of Yarra river and
its Skydeck: the highest public vantage point in the southern Hemisphere. ...
Our last stop before heading back to the house was a gelato place. We had passed it on our first day in Melbourne and thought it was a club at first because of the crazy line up in front and out the door. But then we saw kids in line and realized other people nearby were eating gelato. We knew this would be our last chance to try it so we just had to stop! There was a large line, but we heard it moved quickly, and it did. It was definitely worth the short wait ...
... and her mum Maree, and they greeted us with a sight to please the eyes of anyone who's just driven for an entire day - a box of cold beers and a barbie. The temperature in Melbourne the next day was bordering on the ridicuous, and we passed on the opportunity to go to the tennis as the players struggled in conditions reaching 44 degrees. Instead, we headed to the beach at St Kilda, where those not at work were cooling down in the sea. In fact when we got down there we ...
TripAdvisor Reviews The Chifley On Flemington, Melbourne
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