Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Melbourne

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Melbourne has been ranked as the Most Liveable City in the world for three years running, and we can see why.  It’s tram system may appear clunky compared to other cities’ subways, but in many ways it was a lot more practical and useful to the average city dweller.  We found it very easy to navigate, even if the hook turn it requires of automobiles at some intersections terrified us, when we had to perform one in our rental car, leaving the city.  We enjoyed some great meals here; some cooked in our kitchen, some made at the market, and even a very nice afternoon tea.  In our ongoing game of “could we live here?” the answer was definitely “yes.”

Here are some of our favorite pictures from Melbourne and neighboring suburbs:
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St. Kilda Pier
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Fruit Market
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Market Lunch
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Botanic Garden Entrance
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Tea at the Botanic Garden
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Hothouse Flower
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Cricket
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Patrick Dougherty Sculture "Ballroom"
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Flinders Street Interior
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St. Kilda Sunbeams