Melbourne August 12th 2010 Meandering in Melbourne
I took a four day trip from Sydney down to cooler climates in Melbourne only an hour and a half's' flight away. I found my hostel in the St.Kildas area of town - more like a suburb of Melbourne, and once I had checked in, I quickly turned around and took a tram into the centre of Melbourne about fifteen minutes away. I started to explore in my favourite mann ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne 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
I moved to Hong Kong in August 2007 with the intention of staying for 9 months...until I left eight and a half years later....I finally made a move from HK and spent 2016 in Sydney, Australia. 2017 has included Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong, Peru, Ireland and Sweden.
My favourite adventure: I went travelling in Asia and Europe for six months, taking the Trans-Siberian railway back to England. We managed to get from Thailand to London with no airplanes!
I'm a keen photographer and writer & I hope you enjoy my blogs.
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