Days 63 and 64 - waterfronts and cricket grounds in Melbourne April 27th 2012 After a 36 hour travel day (including an 18 hour lay over in Bangkok!) we arrived in Melbourne on the afternoon of April 26. The change in flight schedule left us only 24 hours in Melbourne, which we used to ride the tram, walk around the waterfront and visit the Melbourne Cricket Grounds.
Today (April 27) we flew into cairns and are excited for the next couple of days where we will visit the D ... 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
We are management consultants from San Francisco. We travel a whole lot for work, but that is nowhere near as much fun as traveling together to countries we have always wanted to visit.
We embarked on a 3 month trip around the Asia Pacific in 2012, and used this blog to post pictures and (some) comments for friends and family that want to follow our travels, including our 2-3 week trip around India in an auto-rickshaw!
Nearly a year from our 3 month trip, we have again hit the road for a "de-toxing" trip into the mountains and valleys of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile...... full info