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Trip: melbourne

There are [19] stories from my trip: melbourne


Gallery: day four - MCG

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 29 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

what would/should have been
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Day 4 - MCG (or what would have been)

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 29 Dec 2006 | Views [799]

What would have been day four of the test starts with us getting a lift back to the ground with Kevin to pick our van up…..relief sets in as we see the van parked securely where we left it…that was short lived however when we realise that all the ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: day three - MCG

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

day three at the test
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Day 3 - MCG

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | Views [444]

On the third day we drive the ambassador van into the ground we arrive later than planned due to some navigational difficulties and several car parks are already closed. Still the van is well located and generates lots of admiring glances. We head ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Gallery: Day two - MCG

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 27 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

second day at test
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Day 2 - MCG

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 27 Dec 2006 | Views [495] | Video

On the second day we have tickets to sit with Sharon and Jeff while lowey sits somewhere else with his mates. We have seats right by the front which is good although unsheltered….despite the crap cricket we are entertained by the blow up balls being ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Gallery: Day one - MCG

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 26 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

Cricket at the "G" warnies 700th wicket
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day 1 - MCG

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 26 Dec 2006 | Views [1117] | Video

We get the train into Melbourne with Kevin and meet up with his friends who we will be sitting with up in the gods at the “G”….What an amazing sight the MCG is packed full of 90 odd thousand fans……jeff and family are all there aswell and due to some ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Gallery: xmas day

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 25 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

xmas away from home
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xmas day

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 25 Dec 2006 | Views [544] | Comments [1]

Xmas morning emma speaks to her parents and catches up on some local news from back home. We have some porridge for brekkie and   head off back to kevins unit to sort some stuff out we then return to kevins parents for a delicious crimbo dinner. ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


xmas eve

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 24 Dec 2006 | Views [391] | Video

Xmas eve morning we drive to kevins unit in west Brunswick which he has kindly offered to let us stay at, even though he only picked the keys up for it yesterday and has yet to move in himself…still it will be nice to have place to crash. We take ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Gallery: xmas eve

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 24 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

xmas eve at the lowe houshold
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Gallery: neighbours

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 22 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

around ramsay street then meeting the stars
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Gallery: st kilda and melbourne city centre

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 22 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

around the city
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braybrook

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 22 Dec 2006 | Views [599]

Stay in a place just outside Melbourne called Braybrooke, Big 4 site. Want to get organised for next couple of days ahead, Christmas at loweys and cricket, also get internet and catch up with friends and family. We are about 14km out of the city ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, relaxation


great ocean road

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 21 Dec 2006 | Views [714] | Video

The next day..nursing slight hang overs we head off along the great ocean road…it takes about an hour or so to get out of Melbourne which for once we manage with no disasters. We stop off for some fish in “torquay” before starting the ocean road ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, on the road


neighbours

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | Views [587] | Video

The next day I( ana) wake up at 7 and do some work we then set off for “ramsay street” otherwise known as “pin oak ct” hoping not to get lost. We arrive to be met by a closed off road and filming taking place…we wait with three other neighbours ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, sightseeing


st Kilda and City

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | Views [530]

Emma and I decide to set up camp in st Kilda which sounded good with beaches bars and easy access to the city and not a long drive from where we were …. Or so you would have thought..again AGAIN we get lost and spend a long time getting to this ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, lost!


meeting friends

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 17 Dec 2006 | Views [415]

We listen to the cricket as England lurch from hope to despair and we feel sorry for the people that have based their whole holidays on seeing mebounre and Sydney tests. We arrive in Melbourne 4 hours later and arrive to meet jeff and Sharon ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, sightseeing