Cruising the Good Times In Melbourne

A winter getaway to Melbourne, Victoria was food for the soul with so many options on offer from historic laneways and byways filled with hip cafes and graffiti, to blockbuster sporting events such as the Champions League at the MCG. A leisurely drive to the famous Bells Beach and Torquay topped off a great winter escape.
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Lost in the Laneways

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There is so much to see and so much to experience here.

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I loved wandering my way through the laneways.

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Hosier Lane is sensational

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The atmosphere throughout the lanes is great.

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Excellent food every step of the way

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It was a wonderful family experience.

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ST Kilda is sensational.

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Running the St Kilda lines

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Do yourself a favour and visit the St Kilda Sea baths. We only went there for a quick hour swim and left three and a half hours later. How could we leave the hydro therapy pool, sauna and warm salt water pools ! You maybe even lucky like us to meet the Bulldogs and Dockers as they go through their morning recovery session. Have to say I think Julie enjoyed this more that us 🙂

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Cruising our way down Acland Street

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Great food and coffee at cafe95

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Everyone loves Luna Park

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The classic Palais

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Breakie at Big Mouth

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St Kilda sunrises are sensational!

Our accommodation was only one block back from St Kilda Pier which made it nice and easy to casual stroll down to the promenade to watch the day begin.

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The early tones were sublime

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It was breathless and the entire basin was super smooth.

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Wishing I had my kayak at this point !

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The St Kilda Pier is such an historic part of Melbourne.

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The early morning light lit up the building beautifully.

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This pier is so picturesque

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It may have been a fresh Melbourne start but the imagery was very cool

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Seeing things in Black and white

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A morning walk amongst the drizzle.

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The many faces of the pier.

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Football

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Ronald… the man himself

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The Football was a great spectacle

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Near full to capacity … bumper crowd

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It’s amazing how 99000 people can easily flow into this ground

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Cruising through the CBD

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So much to see and take in

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The Iconic Flinders Street Station

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The hustle and bustle of city life

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Hanging out in Federation Square

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The Beautiful Bells Beach.

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Well I hope you enjoyed a few snippets from my Melbourne adventure

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4 thoughts on “Cruising the Good Times In Melbourne

  1. Fantastic photos Paul. You captured the city very well. Loads more of course for your next visit! Back to Canberra- bet it’s freezing on the lake.

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