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... to other people ... and had snuck away for a weekend holiday. They managed to evade the press, so no one knows if they were ever caught. Now THAT would be something to have to explain away ...
After that, we had the long drive home, we watched a good Australian film called "Red Dog" and snoozed a little. Then came back to our hotel and made grilled cheese sandwiches and soup. Then hit the sack about 9:00pm, completely wiped out. But happy.
... we passed one of the many vintage bikes decorating our route and when I look at this photo taken on their second trip when they rode from Adelaide to Melbourne, a distance of about 800 kilometres, I can't help but marvel at this achievement. Her bike resembles many that we saw along the way - just a simple bike with none of the fancy componentry or attachments that we had. There was no luggage rack for the camping gear, no panniers to carry their personal items, ...
... her job until she had something else lined up. Lone and behold, what happened to her?
Before she had even finished her notice period, she was offered a job which would pay her more than double her £18k salary and whenever my friend has had enough of her job or she knows redundancy is coming, well she just looks optimistically into the future and sees it as a way to find herself a better job- with better pay and new skills to be learnt and you ...
A new trip, a new blog
After many months of planning we are almost set to go
Finalising so much this week
* Confirmation with Peugeot of our new 3008. To be collected at CDG next Monday
* Airport drop offs / pick ups
* Dinner reservations for Sandy's birthday at a place I last went with Ian Hoyle and ...
So, Lesson one:
Don't start off your
adventure holiday by jumping face first into your motel bed. In part
because your roommate will get jealous of your extremely accurate
rendition of a horizontal star-jump, but mostly because you'll nearly
break your own nose on the pillow that feels like it's been stuffed
full of densely compacted hay.
Ordering room service,
tearing apart the bed and turning ...