Melbourne- â€śMeet me Under the clocksâ€ť. October 18th 2018 First time here and I knew nothing about Melbourne ....luck would have it that my Home exchange host had given me her apartment on St Kilda Road with views of the Shrine of Remembrance and the Botanic Gardens. That was a winner ! Great public transport with trams and buses and light trains going everywhere and it was Seniors Week so when I took a train I didnâ€™t have to pay ! But it was walking d ... 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
Keeping this travel blog enables me to reflect and record my journeys as well as communicate with my family and friends.
I shouldn't be amazed me that complete strangers in this travel community will want to read about what I am up to as they are a great bunch of folk.
I have swapped my home and hospitality for many years now and always I have met such wonderful open, generous and friendly people. Travelling alone lots of the time I am never lonely ..there is always the travelblog to keep me company.
Planning for future trips and onwards now. Don't let the grass grow under you feet.
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