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  • Day316

    Valentinstag in der Brauerei

    February 14 in Australia ⋅ 🌧 25 °C

    Our Valentine's Day we spent at the Carlton Brewery in Melbourne. We tried the local beer and joined a tour through the brewery.

    Am Valentinstag haben wir die Carlton Brauerei in Melbourne besucht. Es gab ein paar Bier zum probieren und eine Führung über das Gelände der Brauerei.

  • Day159


    January 9 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Da die Kids am Sonntag so ziemlich den ganzen Tag am IPad oder Nintendo Switch verbracht haben ( sie saßen eigentlich noch genau an der selben Stelle wie am Morgen; im Pyjama ), war die Abmachung, dass sie jetzt unter der Woche nur 1h am Tag haben. Wuhu... wie gut das sie sich da auch immer so leicht dran halten und nieeere Theater machen wenn sie weg müssen... zum Glück hat Miranda auch Urlaub, insgesamt drei Wochen. So hatte jeder von ihnen einen Mama-Tag!
    Also hatte ich auch einen Tag mit ihnen jeweils alleine. Während Audrey und Miranda sich einen echten Girls Day genehmigt haben, mit Nägel machen, shoppen usw war ich mit Fergus im Indoor Spielplatz. Damit war er über 4H beschäftigt und wollte am Ende gar nicht heim.
    Mit Audrey wollte ich am nächsten Tag schwimmen gehen ( Hallenbad) aber nachdem sie dreck im Wasser entdeckt hatte, wollte sie nicht mehr 😅 sie war glaub ganze 10min im Wasser 🙈 also sind wir auch zum Indoor Spielplatz gefahren. Ansonsten waren wir noch im Museum, die Kids und ich und in einem Park hier in der Nähe.
    Können ja Schluss nicht nur Indoor Sachen machen.
    Aufgrund von den ganzen Feuern ist die Luftqualität hier in Melbourne zum Teil richtig richtig schlecht und man kann gar nicht als im Haus zu bleiben. Oder es ist dann gleich wieder so abartig heiß das man es draußen keine Stunde aushält! Naja man muss das Wetter einfach nehmen wie es kommt ;)
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  • Day45


    March 23, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    Seid Montag bin ich nun wieder in Melbourne und hab viele coole Leute kennengelernt. War shoppen, war im Kino, in ner Bar, auf dem summer night market, im casino, usw und ich war zum Glück nie alleine... richtig coole Woche hier.
    Heute gehts nochmal zum Strand und evtl noch in eine Rooftop Bar.
    Ab morgen mache ich dann eine Great Ocean Road Tour 3Tage lang.😊Read more

  • Day45

    Wilsons Prolontory National Parc

    March 23, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    Gestern war ich auf einer Tagestour zum Wilson Prolontory National Parc. Er liegt ganz ganz im Süden vom australischen Festland (Ca 4h Busfahrt). Das war abartig schön. Die Gegend ist fantastisch! Wir machten einen coastal walk, einen rainforest walk und einen wildlife walk....

  • Day149


    August 29, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 11 °C

    First thoughts on Melbourne, it's bloomin freezing! I thought it was supposed to be hot in Australia! We woke to Maddy leaving us a heartfelt note, a key and some towels before she headed to work. We didn't have any food so we decided to go out for breakfast. Maddy lives in Richmond, just outside the city which has a plethora of coffee and food places, not dissimilar to North Street. We decided on a place called Lumberjack where Si opted for a delicious looking baked eggs and beans style dish and I went for a lovely porridge with mixed berries, apple and nuts.

    With breakfast sorted we could move on to the main goal of the day, getting Simons barnet snipped. For a boy that usually gets it cut every 2 weeks, after more than 2 months since the last snip it was getting out of control. Even the barber commented on the length!

    In addition to haircuts we also did a spot of grocery shopping and picked up some Myki cards which we need to use the trams and other public transport in Melbourne. All in all a very productive day.
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  • Day150

    Day 2 - Melbourne

    August 30, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 12 °C

    We are staying with Maddy for a couple of weeks so it's nice not to be in a rush to see everything. We had a lazy morning before venturing out to purchase an Australian SIM card. This was followed by another quick trip to Coles to pick up a couple of groceries and then back to Maddy's for a lazy afternoon playing with her housemates cat, Whisker.

    In the evening, we headed to the winter night market which was a lot of fun. Maddy came and met us after work and fortunately for her she missed out on a chap completely murdering Kings of Leon's Use Somebody. Ingrid and Dan, another camp friend, came to meet us as well which was lush.

    There was so much going on at the market, from live music, street performers and a silent disco. There was even a live web stream from Europe of a Romanian band called Moonlight Breakfast. It was a bit strange as they were by a beach playing in the sun whilst we were watching them on a tv screen whilst drinking mulled wine (I know what your thinking, mulled wine in August, crazy) but their music was really good. There were loads of market stalls and a huge variety of places to eat which made it very hard to choose as everything looked delicious. I decided on leek and potato soup which came inside an enormous cob roll whilst Simon went for some chicken kebab. It was a really fun evening and lush to catch up with old friends.
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  • Day154

    Day 6 - Melbourne

    September 3, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Slightly fuzzy headed from last night we went out for breakfast at one one of Maddy's favourite local cafes, Touchwood. The food was delicious and the portions were huge so feeling nicely full we headed back home to resume lounging on the couch.

    It's Fathers Day in Melbourne so Maddy headed out to do her daughterly duties whilst Si and I caught up on some admin at home. We did manage to venture out again to grab some bits for dinner so all in all a very productive day!Read more

  • Day161

    Day 11 - Melbourne

    September 10, 2017 in Australia ⋅ 🌙 8 °C

    The weekend has caught up with me and getting out of bed this morning was very hard! After pulling myself together we packed up and were on our way back to Melbourne just after 11am (with a quick stop to see the damage the car had left in the day light). Maddy was meeting some friends in the afternoon for drinks but absolutely pooped from the weekend we decided to stay at Maddy's to catch up on some admin and cook her dinner for when she got back.Read more

  • Day162

    Day 12 - Melbourne

    September 11, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    A lazy day of recovering from a boozy weekend and washing clothes was top of the agenda today followed closely by some more planning. We have now booked our flights to Cairns on Wednesday and have a hostel booked there for 4 days (back to slumming it). We also signed up to the WWOOFing (willing workers on organic farms) app which allows us to do voluntary work for people in return for food and accommodation. We thought this could, if required, save us some money and be something different to experience. So far we have applied to work at an organic farm and a yoga and meditation retreat so watch this space.

    On the family Christmas trip front we also successfully booked our Melbourne leg but Gold Coast and Sydney are proving a bit more difficult as the time of year means the prices sky rocket!

    As we hadn't left the house all day we decided to go out for dinner and experience our first Pho (Pho for those that haven't had it is meat, noodles and veg in a broth almost similar to a ramen but Vietnamese style). Victoria Street in Richmond is renowned for its many Vietnamese restaurants and was only 5 minutes up the road from Maddy's house. We sat down, ordered and were brought out three giant bowls which looked delicious. This is when it all went down hill for me. I decided to spice mine up a bit with some chilli. This little mishap meant my broth was now like a hot spicy lava every time it touched my lips. Next, on an attempt to cut some of the giant meat in my bowl on the back of my spoon with a fork (in hein sight a terrible idea anyways) I slipped launching broth all down my clean jeans and Blakes shoulder, with no idea as to where the meat actually went. After searching my lap, the floor, behind us, our coats and hoods we concluded it must have made its way back into the bowl. Blake and Maddy, both in stitches, managed to eat and enjoy theirs quite respectfully whilst I left hungry, wet and disappointed.
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  • Day163

    Day 13 - Melbourne

    September 12, 2017 in Australia ⋅ 🌧 14 °C

    We woke to torrential rain and it stayed like that all morning! Not wanting to leave the house we cracked on with some travel admin as we had no idea what we were going to do when we hit Cairns tomorrow. Feeling very smug from not procrastinating and actually getting stuff done we rewarded ourselves with an afternoon stroll along the River Yarra when the rain eased off. On the way back we popped into Touchwood for a coffee and cake. I had a delicious banana and salted caramel muffin whilst Simon gave himself a massive sugar rush with an enormous peanut butter cookie.

    It's our final night in Melbourne so we went out for dinner with Maddy for $14 steaks, followed by some frozen yoghurt and a very bad $10 bottle of wine. Note to future self, there is a reason why wine is only $10.
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