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Vandaag gingen we weer eens vroeg uit de veren (6 uur) voor een ochtendtour door Melbourne. De bus vol Japanners (en ons) vertrok vanaf Federation Square waarna we de hele stad door reden. We zagen onder andere de fitzroy gardens, botanic gardens, cook’s cottage en de verschillende …
20th-23rd Jan - Back in Melbourne. 3 of us made it back to Mitcham with a Thai takeaway at about 9.00pm, and after chatting and catching up with Pam, we went off to bed for that longed for sleep! Up early next day to go to Philip Island, a long drive but got there in time for the Pelican feeding on the beach, in the freezing cold rain!! Then an …
... all my lolly supply and various other snacks and hope that would do the trick. Back to the counter with now another bag full of stuff for carry on, I went back with about a minute to spare before they closed the bagging drop off. Well I saved $45 and I was on my way, no waiting around just straight onto the plane. Please remember my destinations where it's going to be on an average 30 degrees. So I've packed for summer. Melbourne is a chilly 10 degrees, rain ...
... flying around everywhere.
Aboriginal people, obvious social problems and racism
For me it was great to learn about the Aboriginal people who had lived on this continent for several thousand years before the Europeans came and before the British turned it into one of their colonies and started using it as a place to send their convicted criminals to. Unfortunately I have not been able to meet and talk to a lot of Aboriginal people. Actually the ones that I have ...
... on the tour with us and had some good lunch time conversation about our different health care systems. For the afternoon I went off and explored a little more of Melbourne and retraced some of my steps from the night before to get some photos as well as return to Koko Black to buy Mom some of their chocolates as she was eyeing them as we walked out the door earlier. I also popped into the National Gallery of Victoria and took a look at ...
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