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Odd sculpture

A sculpture in central Melbourne. It is a bit odd but I actually like it
Australia 1995 part I - Victoria and Tasmania

February 1st 1995
A koala, a penguin, an echidna and a lot more We travelled also before we joined TravelBlog. We have started to digitalise photos from those pre-TravelBlog trips and we are planning to write about some of them. Now the turn has come to a trip Ake made in Australia in 1995. It was a three month long journey and there will be three blog posts from it. This is the first of those. ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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19th May 2022

Nostalgia
I love this sculpture - it must have been a newish addition in 1995. I remember they added it in the early 90s while I was at uni and also using the State Library (building it's in front of) a lot... It took a bit of getting used to having it on the pavement; but despite bumping into it a few times when running to catch a tram (!) I really love it. I finally got around to reading your Australian blogs, and I have seriously enjoyed the nostalgia of seeing Melbourne as it was when I was growing up there. I grew up in the inner northern suburbs and only about 10km or so from West Coburg where you stayed :)
24th May 2022

On bringing back memories
Writing the old blogs brings back memories for me. Glad to hear that I manage to bring back memories to you too. /Ake

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