Travel Blogs from Melbourne
Today we bid goodbye to Sunny Cairns and flew to Misty Melbourne. We could have happily spent another week in Cairns but we definitely feel like we experienced a great deal in a short time there and are excited to move on to Melbourne.
It was 5PM by the time we got here and the airport shuttle does not go out to St. Kilda, only to Southern …
We went on a Monday night around 7:30 - which is the perfect night and time to go because no crowds and no wait and the staff have plenty of time to hang out and chat - We actually wound up having a 40 minute conversation with the owner/manager and his staff about the restaurant/life/the economy/politics. …
The last day of our first campervan stint started off with a lot of packing and getting the van in presentable shape before a quick play at the Lorne playground. Next came some very windy roads as we made our way further along the Great Ocean Road to the town of Anglesea and a detour to Bells Beach. A bit of a play on Bells getting the feet wet was something the kids needed I think.
We moved on to Torquay for lunch before stopping in at Verity and Jayden's place in Grovedale ...
... Ocean became a little lost, especially when the rain started dripping then pouring through the roof onto my lap as I was driving. When we had Wifi next an email was sent about the increasing number of faults we had discovered with our Cefiron (spaceship)!
A welcome suprise came as we left the GOR and ended up in Ballarat, a small town that had a live museum (very Disneyesque) with actors wandering around and reinacting the time when settlers came from around ...
Getting a tad nervous, nearly time to go. Nearly all ready.
Horses packed off to their lovely holiday homes
- thank you AG & MB :)
I hope they behave and enjoy their stay.
Lunch time depart tomorrow for the long haul...
Thai AIr to London with Bangkok stopover.
Toodle-loo Australia... see you in 8 weeks.
I hope the ...
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