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Published: January 11th 2009
What a fantastic time we have had in Melbourne.
Since we last blogged we have been to see the Penguin Parade on Philip Island. The penguins are known as the smallest of the peguin species and there are over 6,000 of them living on the island. They go fishing for food in the sea for 2-3 days during the summer months and they come inland once the sun sets. We opted for the penguin plus experience and watched between 500-1,000 of them huddle together in groups to waddle in shore to feed their babies!
Yesterday was fantastic too. We did an unlitmate tour of Neighbours. Firstly we visited Grease Monkeys and Carpenters Mechanics. We then got a tour of Harolds garden/vegetable patch, fllowed by a tour of Lasiters! Here we saw the General Store, Charlies Bar, Toadies Legal office and the Lasiters Hotel and Lasiters Lake! After this we were taken to the street itself - much smaller than I had imagined. We saw the Ramseys house, Dr Karl & Suzie Q's and some others too! We also got to meet Jonelle Timmins! Chris survived the whole experience!
Today we are heading to New Zealand - we can't believe the second stage of our trip is over and we are now over half way through our trip! Our time in Oz has been great and all should definately visit this great place at least once in your life - we are so lucky!
I hope you are all well at home and the weather is getting a little better?
Blog soon, lots of love Astrid & Chris xxx
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