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My Skydiving and Kayaking Experience (Australia Part Three)

My Kayaking Experience

On the third day in Melbourne, after a full day pounding pavement, I switched the terrain up a bit, and headed for the Yarra River to enjoy my second most favorite activity/sport of all time: Kayaking. 1,413 more words


Melbourne: A Tale Of Two Cities

Benefiting from its North-South divide, mighty Melbourne has something for everyone. It’s the perfect place to step off the beaten track and experience the good life down under. 793 more words


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