How cool is Melbourne?! February 27th 2009 Another greyhound bus, another city . . . arriving at the crack of dawn, we checked into the Hotel Discovery on Franklin Street and god, what a dive it was!
Now, Me and Bloomy are not professing to be any bossy hotel inspector, but this hostel did not present itself in the most flattering light when we arrived. Negotiating our way past a group of half cut backpackers nursing cans of Tooheys lager ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne » St Kilda 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