The Ol Duke
Travel Blogs from Portarlington
... on the number 16 tram, it was so hot on board! No air con!!! Literally stuck to the seats! Went to bank to collect debit cards only for the unhelpful bank lady to tell us they weren't there and had been sent to our previous accommodation Base!! Not happy! Went to Base and they were great! Bank cards in hand!! Got a maccy's cos we were still mad at bank lady and they had air con!! (Any excuse) Jumped ...
... was staying at the airport in transit and that I would need to access my baggage he had a quizzical look on his face and replied, "I don't know if you can do that". He then made a dash to a nearby service desk. He returned full of confidence stating he would now check my baggage to Singapore. If a budget airline can lose my son's luggage between Melbourne and Sydney I dread to thing where my ...
... back to the hostel I could check in so I did and got my bags and took them to the room, after that I made a cheese and ham toasted sand which then decided to go for a wonder around the city, I was like a zombie though, soo tired! So after I while I went back to the hostel and had a nice nap after that I made a really nice dinner and used wifi, showered then went to bed! Good times ...
Nick and I took the train into Melbourne and are always surprised by the changes to the city each time we go. We walked through Flagstaff Gardens and took pictures of the trees and flowers until two boys approached us to help them with a scavenger hunt. They needed a total stranger in a picture so Nick played the part. We told them they should get bonus points since we're from Canada.
We wandered to Queen Victoria market ...
... prize for the most efficient in this department!!! We dropped a quick text to Cara & Jason that we had arrived and they wizzed up to the airport to collect us!! THANKS A TON GUYS!!! We had a short trip back to Brighton and it was great catching up with them as we drove. Kids were quite hungry when we got back so had some toast and then straight to bed!!!!
It was a long day but it is great to be back in Australia after so many ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking