BEST WESTERN Fawkner Airport Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Melbourne
... to take pictures while the others went all the way down there.) Then we went out to the end of the cliff to get a good view of the mouth of the gorge - it was DAMN cold!!! After hoofing it back, Sandra and I decided that we had seen enough and headed for the bus while Chas and Frank took the third path along the ridge. We were wise ... we were about 10 yards from the bus when the heaven's suddenly opened yet again - this time with ...
... changing landscapes
After cycling 2562 Kilometres and not having any punctures (those $80 Marathon+ tyres were worth it!) or mechanical issues
After indulging in the offerings of many boulangeries, patisseries, fromageries, epiceries and marche
After sampling the fine wines of many famous wine regions that we passed along the way
After doing all this and still losing 5 kilos
After enjoyimg a European spring with ...
We have less than an hour to go before we are picked up. Bags are packed and we are certainly travelling lighter than the last European holiday.
Peter had a bad cold which lead to a rotten cough. Hopefully the long flight won't make him any worse.
Thanks go out to friends and family who have sms'd, emailed or called with well wishes. Makes us feel rather special.
... this act all the way through to the time when we were locked in a cell which could hold 12 persons with one wc which only the police could flush!! Getting it flushed was considered a privilege!! I have to say Liz was pretty good in the role but she was also prone to fits of laughter during the scenes. We were going to a show in the comedy festival at night. On the way there we rested on a bench. My knees were killing me!! I suggested we get a bottle of ...
... exciting. We dedicated an evening to explore, the boardwalk alongside the Yarra was a pleasant stroll, the restaurants, all upperclass were very nice, and it was a popular place to be. It just felt too new, it lacked atmosphere and the new world charm and sophistication was just not for us.
Did I love Melbourne? Yes - For all it's atmosphere, and culture and mostly it's food.
It's warmth enveloped me, I felt alive. I could well be a city dweller in the ...