For a long time I have always been fascinated with “snooping” around in a city. From the gigantic retail stores, to the hard-to-find little places that look a million dollars, I cannot help but admire how vibrant the… 209 more words
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When we visited the Enchanted Maze Garden at the Mornington Peninsula we passed by the city of Melbourne but this time we’ll be looking at the city centre for the duration of a couple of hours and so we targeted to visit the Yarra River and the Federation Square. 326 more words
My Uncle invited me for a leisurely walk by the river this Saturday. I use the terms ‘walk’ and ‘river’ in the loosest sense of the terms. 813 more words
The rowers vs. kayakers duel is complete on the Yarra River in Melbourne, and the winners are the K4 kayakers, just barely! For 1000 meters it’s not surprising that they got off to a faster start than the rowers, and it looks like they also managed to steer into the flat water near the end of the race whereas the rowers were out in the chop. 7 more words
It was all about bragging rights, and in the end the winners took up the opportunity to do just that..
“We are the new Oarsome Foursome,” proclaimed David Smith, one of the members of the K4 gold medal team who managed to hold off a fast-finishing men’s rowing four to win the inaugural race on Melbourne’s Yarra River. 349 more words
I was a country kid who could not wait to escape to the big smoke once I’d finished school. In my late 30s I boomeranged back, hankering for greenery and desperately needing sanctuary from the constant hustle and bustle of Melbourne. 428 more words