Victoria’s Twelve Apostles

Howdy all again, it’s time for another Australia-themed post, and today I’m writing about my experience on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, to visit the ‘Twelve Apostles’. I was lucky enough to be joined by Gino Pop – a guy I met when travelling last year who was suddenly in Melbourne. I asked him if there …

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Around Melbourne – Acland Street, St Kilda

Last week I wrote about the Chapel Street Precinct, not too far from the CBD in Melbourne. Then last week after that post I caught up with an old friend in St Kilda’s Acland street, another vibrant area of Melbourne. Acland street is actually often the place that backpackers will come and stay if they …

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Around Melbourne – Chapel Street and Chapel Street Bazaar

Hi all. Today just a short little ‘peep’ into a part of Melbourne, into the area of Chapel street, which stretches from the suburb of Windsor to Prahran and South Yarra. It’s a popular strip stretching from the Princes Highway to South Yarra, and you’ll see it change bit by bit as it goes from …

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Victoria’s Trio of Wildlife – Zoos & Sanctuaries!

If you are a wildlife lover and you head to Victoria (that’s the state I live in, south-east Australia) you will find yourself in luck with Victoria’s zoos, well three of them, having sort of teamed up. Zoos Victoria run three zoos, Melbourne Zoo in the attractive inner-city suburb of Royal Park, Werribee Zoo which …

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Gippsland, Rain, Victoria and Almost Camping

How’s it all going wherever you are in the world? Down here in Victoria, Australia, well, the weather is doing it’s best to be very unpredictable.  Melbourne has a reputation for dishing out ‘four seasons in one day’, and it’s a reputation well deserved. Temperatures go up and down like a yoyo, especially in Summer, …

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