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Melbourne - Parliament

I got a little confused by the plethora of tour options and ended up waiting at the wrong corner near the Parliament building and missing a tour, but conveniently there was a free parliament tour, which gave me a nice introduction to the commonwealth system of law and comparison to a tour I got in Washington D.C. 132 more words


Melbourne's Yarra River

The Melbourne Baths were originally built to encourage swimmers not to swim in the Yarra River because of its pollution. The river was still a suspicious brown when I decided to mirror its course. 54 more words

Hiking Trails

Waiting, waiting!

Yes we are still at the Yarra’s Edge Marina, waiting, waiting for our instruments and our engines to arrive! Only one thing to do for a bit of light relief: behave like tourists in… 211 more words



A bend of the Yarra

and pods, a density

of greys and silver

as bush thrives

in concert with

the steady beat of

lorikeet and river. 19 more words


Australia Diaries: Melbourne

Melbourne was our final stop, it was absolutely amazing, and so up my street! Despite being in one of Australia’s largest cities, it really doesn’t feel like it. 223 more words


Yarra River

River cruise down the Yarra River through Melbourne, Victoria, Australia