Posts Tagged "Melbourne"

Melbourne, Australia

After leaving Picton we had 4 days, crossing the Tasman Sea, to reach our next port of Melbourne, Australia on February 8, 2016. We decided to take one of the self guided walks around town called “Arcades and Lanes” which meandered though the Center of Melbourne. To get to the center of town from the pier we had to take a tram ride of 2.5 miles. Once in town we started our walk beginning with one of the covered arcades called Block Arcade with its’ highly decorated tile floors. Leaving Block Arcade we crossed Little Colins Street and entered the Royal Arcade,...

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Melbourne, Australia

After leaving Sydney, we started our voyage around the West coast of Australia, with our first stop in Melbourne on February 13, 2015. We once again chose the Hop on Hop off bus to travel around the city. We took a shuttle bus into the downtown area. The bus let us off on the South side of the Yarra River, so we crossed over the Yarra River Princess Bridge to the Main Square where we picked up the Ho Ho Bus. We traversed the city seeing the major sites such as the Euruka Tower, Melbourne Star and the Queen Victoria Market. Melbourne has the largest urban tramway network in the world, with...

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