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Mar 10, 2015 - Blue Penguins

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what the Lonely Planet – Australia chapter Melbourne - Victoria has to say about the Blue Penguins at St Kilda’s: “Come to St Kilda for its briny breezes, seaside walking/running/roller-blading/cycling path, seedy history and for a good old bit of people-watching. St Kilda’s palm trees, bay vistas and pink-stained sunsets are heartbreakingly beautiful. The breakwater near the pier was built in the 1950s and is now home to a colony of over 1000 little penguins, they’re hiding there between the bluestone...

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Mar 6, 2014 - Empart, City and St Kilda (trains and trams)

Day 12 - Thursday 6th March (Ron) Today was a "city on the train" day. Well actually more like a half day. We parked the car at the Empart office [www.empart.org - well worth checking out] at Croydon and met two of the staff and chatted for a few minutes about the mission work in India before walking to the nearby rail station where we charged the borrowed Mikey Cards (like Qld Go cards) and caught the train to Federation Square beside Flinders St station. It was 11:30 before we arrived there and we were meeting Jo (ex Bne and studying in...

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Feb 3, 2013 - Exploring Melbourne

We're feeling pretty rested today so were going out to explore Melbourne, The weather is sunny and a comfortable 70+ degree - how perfect! Our hotel is located in an ideal area - right in the downtown along the Yarra River. There is a beautiful river walk that runs for a number of blocks along the river and has many restaurants, outdoor cafes and shops - has an European flavor about it. There are also alot of rowing clubs in the area (think they call it sculling) and they are all out early and practicing on the river. How nice - there is a...

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