Well today has been the most random day ever, I caught an hour train from ringwood where Jake lives, and then another to frankston station where I saw a german girl I sailed round the whitsundays with, I mean this is not in the city! I then met jakes mum, Robyn who picked me up for the 45 minute drive to rye, a beautiful place at the end of the peninsula! Robyn showed me the local hippy shops and we went to her friends house to set up for a garden sale! With bo...
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Walking through the streets of melbourne i cant help but wish i was here on a shopping holiday rather than as a traveller! Channel, loius vuitton, g-star to mention a few, each the size of debenhams alone! I made my way up to the Melbourne museum where I explored yet more Aboriginal culture! Each of the stories are heart breaking as even if White men didn't massacre the people, aboriginals often died of the diseases they brought! I was also fortunate enough to ...
Finally ran away from the east coast showers and Melbourne is boiling so having a beach day! Just met katerina, a biology student from Belgium on the tram so have myself a beach buddy! St kilda beach is a bay so it's strange to not see the surfers performing on the waves!!!
I got off the train on the infamous flinders street and gave some of the horses a pat, i then got chatting to 69 year old Bob who owns chip and dale and gave me a free ride worth $60 and even let me drive them! There were a lot of horses and carriages out as it's valentines day but the drivers are in a constant battle with the council putting up barriers for them! I then got chatting to dean, bobs competitor who owns a 'unique carriage hire' company and has just...
Getting off the bus on flinders street was like going to a whole new country with the sound of horses trotting up and down the road pulling their carriages! Jake picked me up from the station and took me to his new bachelor pad which he moved into yesterday with his cricket mate Tim! The new slippery kitchen proved to be the party piece as tim spun his dog round so fast and watched him try and stand up all dizzy! Think this will be a fun week!