Travel Blogs from Melbourne
... Day 2- time to explore the city. Melbourne is running into the 21st century with everything new and modern. No two buildings look alike and you will be hard pressed to find a typical rectangluar building in and around the CBD. Here you are free to let your artistic juices flow. The more eclectic the better. Anything goes with pieces of art popping up around the city- a street dedicated to graffiti, a childrens park/ ...
... Favourite meals cooked in the camper:
Paul: Eye fillet and sliced potatoes cooked on the skillet
Harriet: Homemade meatballs in pasta sauce and rice
Me (Georgi): a tie for Moroccan lamb cutlets on pea and lemon cous cous; and the steamed crab and smoked mackerel caught at Shark Bay with the Dreampot cooked leek and mushroom risotto.
Haven't come back any skinnier sadly.
... and as everyone was recovering, it braked again! It was like a one-two punch. I was sitting down, but some of the others would have fallen if they weren't holding on to the support. It was strange.
We got off at the stop to our hotel shortly after that, and just about everyone decided to chill before we had a big group dinner.
I think a lot of us are still jet-lagged because we get exhausted by about 8 ...
... of rooms of Rubens without thinking too much about it! We caught a train to the Danube for a picnic lunch, ticking off one of the last things on our list for Vienna. It must be very nice somewhere else, because it definitely wasn't where we were. Brand new marina, Hilton hotel, waterside promenade, all deserted and ugly on a holiday weekend in Spring. We saw another very special performance from the music tour, this time in the Votive Church, in the centre of Vienna. The ...
... executed and in immaculate condition. Chinatown, in the same area, had a restaurant politically incorrectly named "Shark Fin House". That evening, Judy, in absentia, treated us to a restaurant meal in a tram car. The tram was a refurbished 1948 vintage and decorated similar to the Orient Express at a cost of 1.3 million dollars. It meandered around the suburbs of Melbourne while we dined like royalty. The meal started with sparkling ...
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