The Ol Duke
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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We arrived early at Melbourne airport thanks to our friend and neighbor, Charlie who was so kind to get up early and give us a ride to the airport.
Unfortunately due to delays at Sydney airport our flight left Melbourne 45 minutes late, so our Sydney connecting flight ...
... crashing below. Nice way to start the day. Many people walked, ran and took their pooches for a walk here. Steps down to the beach where apparently a certain type of shark likes to hang out were present also. We ended at Split Lighthouse which is a great site. I still think 'working'a lighthouse must have been a great job. A plaque here told us how the keeper used to put a hole in the black paint of the lantern and place it so he could sit at the pub but ensure the lighthouse ...
... of little penguins come out of the ocean and make the very long and scary trek to their little burrows up the hill. You weren't allowed to take pictures so I don't have any but it was so magical!! If you get down here it's a do not miss!! I can only imagine on a clear day that the sunset would be incredible too! It's been a very eventful couple of days and I am LOVING Melbourne, 5 days just isn't enough so I know I'll be ...
... clothes before going to sleep. It was a little frustrating knowing that all of the hostels/hotels/accommodations of almost every type were completely booked but there were a bunch of empty beds in the dorm from people staying out all night at White Night. When I got up around 7 AM the next morning there were still no people in them.
Got up pretty early the next morning and went to mass. Came back and took a nice shower and then did some ...
... for a family emergency. And the cruise director, who was only around for the first night was reportedly hurt and is no longer on the ship, which is not at all like him being a drunk and getting tossed form the ship. Entertainment continues to be … entertaining. A Neil Diamond cover guy, and an Elton John cover guy. Both were very well received.
We’re sorry for all the ****** weather you’re having, but just be glad you don’t live in ...