After paying $70 for the taxi at midnight because the plane was late and we missed the shuttle, we are just about to set off to the city
Our first of many tram trips
This was the only tam that wasn't full
60's theme....probably not changed or cleaned from the 60s.
even got a jukebox at the table
$7.50 each with juice
Taken from Federation Square
View of Melbourne Visitors Centre.....looks like a glass double decker bus
Rowing Sheds looking across the Yarra
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Yes we are both there, the Yarra and Crown casino in backgroun
Eureaka tower above Flinders street station............tallest building in Melbourne, if you look closly you can see cloud caught by the top of it
A network of tunnels for pedestrian access to the station and shops completed in the early 1950's
The first of the lanes, Jan sent me off for a cup of coffee while she enjoyed the tour
Degrave lane
 now an upmarket shopping arcade where we sampled Lindt macaron....the city was full of them
Jan with guide
Originally for horse drwn waggons to back into and unload
streetview
Used to be old horse bazaar
Guide outside a dedicated macaron shop.........thanks Master Chef
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Someones arm taking a photo.....dont you just hate that
Guide giving history of street art/graffitti
Old barrel winches sticking out from ex warehouses
Now an upmarket shopping centre
Used to be entry now a restarauntt
Now little coffee outlets
Washing basin holding awning prop up
GPO delivery entrance
GPO
Royal Arcade
Royal Arcade
Royal Arcade
The figurine strikes the bell on the hour and half hour,There is a similar one on the other side
Display in shop
The Block
A music shop under Royal Arcade, holds weekly concerts we just missed Don Walker (Cold Chisel) by about 3 days
Basement under Arcade
The Block
Yes Jan and fellow tour friend found one
Copper lift doors in foyer
Capitol Arcade
can't quite remember the name
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Street scene
Cathederal entrance
An area where street art/graffitti is tolerated.............it all depends on your point of view.......artists or vandals
Street Art/graffiti
Artists or vandals
Street Art/graffiti
Street Art/graffiti
Street Art/graffiti
If you stand still to long someone will paint you
Street Art/graffiti
Buskers at Visitor centre, Jan had found a toilet here
Some sought of Chinese peace love rally
Chocolate pavlova and drinks in Royal Arcade WOW!!!
Now thats a pavlova
Flinders Street Station at night
Jan and Keith a day in Melbourne
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Posted: 2011-08-21 07:00 GMT+00:00
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Citigate Hotel Albert Park
After paying $70 for the taxi at midnight because the plane was late and we missed the shuttle, we are just about to set off to the city
No 27 tram stop
Our first of many tram trips
Inside view of tram
This was the only tam that wasn't full
Retro Cafe in Swanston St
60's theme....probably not changed or cleaned from the 60s.
even got a jukebox at the table
Breakfast
$7.50 each with juice
Flinders Street station
Taken from Federation Square
Federation Square
View of Melbourne Visitors Centre.....looks like a glass double decker bus
Rowing Sheds looking across the Yarra
DSCF1252
Keith & Jan
Yes we are both there, the Yarra and Crown casino in backgroun
Eureaka tower
Eureaka tower above Flinders street station............tallest building in Melbourne, if you look closly you can see cloud caught by the top of it
Flinders Subway
A network of tunnels for pedestrian access to the station and shops completed in the early 1950's
Degrave St
The first of the lanes, Jan sent me off for a cup of coffee while she enjoyed the tour
Degrave lane
Inside old National Bank Headquarters,
 now an upmarket shopping arcade where we sampled Lindt macaron....the city was full of them
Jan with guide
Cutouts inlane
Originally for horse drwn waggons to back into and unload
streetview
Laneway
Used to be old horse bazaar
Macaron Shop
Guide outside a dedicated macaron shop.........thanks Master Chef
DSCF1266
Street art
Someones arm taking a photo.....dont you just hate that
Street art
Guide giving history of street art/graffitti
Laneway
Old barrel winches sticking out from ex warehouses
GPO
Now an upmarket shopping centre
GPO
Used to be entry now a restarauntt
Delivery lane GPO
Now little coffee outlets
GPO lane way
Washing basin holding awning prop up
GPO delivery entrance
GPO
Royal Arcade
Royal Arcade
Royal Arcade
Royal Arcade
The figurine strikes the bell on the hour and half hour,There is a similar one on the other side
Display in shop
The Block
Basement under Arcade
A music shop under Royal Arcade, holds weekly concerts we just missed Don Walker (Cold Chisel) by about 3 days
Basement under Arcade
The Block
Toilet
Yes Jan and fellow tour friend found one
Manchester Unity Building
Copper lift doors in foyer
Capitol Arcade
Laneway
can't quite remember the name
DSCF1292
Street scene
Cathederal entrance
Street Art/graffiti
An area where street art/graffitti is tolerated.............it all depends on your point of view.......artists or vandals
Street Art/graffiti
Artists or vandals
Street Art/graffiti
Street Art/graffiti
Street Art/graffiti
Street Art/graffiti
If you stand still to long someone will paint you
Street Art/graffiti
Federation Square
Buskers at Visitor centre, Jan had found a toilet here
Swantson Street
Some sought of Chinese peace love rally
Chokolait
Chocolate pavlova and drinks in Royal Arcade WOW!!!
Chokolait
Now thats a pavlova
Flinders Street Station at night
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