Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Experiencing Melbourne CBD



This morning, we went into the central business district of Melbourne. We will be experiencing the hustle and bustle of the centre of a 3 million population metropolitan. We took our reliable Falcon and this time, an attempt to weave through heavy morning Melbourne traffic, in a little bit of rain. Of course, its chilly. The weather is very much typical London weather that I and the missus so accustomed of to.

Left: The Falcon and its crew



First, we stopped at Queen Victoria Market, again. We approached the Victoria Market from Flemington Rd. onto Peel St., the west side of the market. We found a 2 hour free parking zone and we waddled around the covered market in light drizzle.

Right: At the Queen Victoria Market

Then, after getting more souvenirs, we pushed of to somewhere near Swanston St. We managed to find a parking, somewhere in between buildings.

Left: Infront of the Arcade, on Bourke St.

When we got of the building above the parking, it was a Commonwealth Bank on Bourke St. The next block is the Melbourne General Post Office and Meyer and David Jones departmental stores. Across from that is the renown Melbourne Arcade.

Right: In the Arcade, infront of the Babushka Russian curiousity shop

There is a lot of nice things in the arcade. Mainly cafe, curious and specialty shops, embroderies, trinkets, jewelers etc. Its a great place to get presents for loved ones.

After waltzing along these nice shops, we exited the Arcade on Elizabeth St. Girl-Girl wanted a pair of ankle boots like her mom, so we stopped at a bargain shoe store.

Left: At the corner of Bourke and Elizabeth. Note the new ankle boots

By the time we had enough, the less than two hour parking a Wilson parking cost us AUD 29!

Right: The street were we do our daily grocery



Then we went to Macca Halal Meats on Racecourse Rd., to be some chicken. Its nearby where we stayed and my daughter has been having halal meats everynight for dinner. The Safeway mart nearby also sells Indonesian kicap manis and a lot other varieties, which include Maggi Mee.


Across from the Macca Halal Meats, there are Chinese restaurants, which serve Laksa and Chicken cooked in satay sauce as the menu.

Left: Girl-Girl on the stove


When we got back, while waiting for her mother, Girl-Girl wanted to prepare the meal so I assisted her in making her favourite Chicken Katsu.

Not bad, for her first attempt!

It is a great thing with the advancement of ICT. Nowadays I can make posting anywhere, almost real time.

5 comments:

lotto winning numbers said...

Gomen kudasai.

sara said...

Happy Travels!

Anonymous said...

Do You interesting how to [b]Buy Viagra in Canada[/b]? You can find below...
[size=10]>>>[url=http://listita.info/go.php?sid=1][b]Buy Viagra in Canada[/b][/url]<<<[/size]

[URL=http://imgwebsearch.com/30269/link/buy%20viagra/1_valentine3.html][IMG]http://imgwebsearch.com/30269/img0/buy%20viagra/1_valentine3.png[/IMG][/URL]
[URL=http://imgwebsearch.com/30269/link/buy%20viagra/3_headsex1.html][IMG]http://imgwebsearch.com/30269/img0/buy%20viagra/3_headsex1.png[/IMG][/URL]
[b]Bonus Policy[/b]
Order 3 or more products and get free Regular Airmail shipping!
Free Regular Airmail shipping for orders starting with $200.00!

Free insurance (guaranteed reshipment if delivery failed) for orders starting with $300.00!
[b]Description[/b]

Generic Viagra (sildenafil citrate; brand names include: Aphrodil / Edegra / Erasmo / Penegra / Revatio / Supra / Zwagra) is an effective treatment for erectile dysfunction regardless of the cause or duration of the problem or the age of the patient.
Sildenafil Citrate is the active ingredient used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) in men. It can help men who have erectile dysfunction get and sustain an erection when they are sexually excited.
Generic Viagra is manufactured in accordance with World Health Organization standards and guidelines (WHO-GMP). Also you can find on our sites.
Generic Viagra is made with thorough reverse engineering for the sildenafil citrate molecule - a totally different process of making sildenafil and its reaction. That is why it takes effect in 15 minutes compared to other drugs which take 30-40 minutes to take effect.
[b][/b]
Even in the most sexually liberated and self-satisfied of nations, many people still yearn to burn more, to feel ready for bedding no matter what the clock says and to desire their partner of 23 years as much as they did when their love was brand new.
The market is saturated with books on how to revive a flagging libido or spice up monotonous sex, and sex therapists say “lack of desire” is one of the most common complaints they hear from patients, particularly women.

Anonymous said...

When this сurrent оf life-time militaгy unit is to remеmber that
nоt all benefits of tantric massage haνe bеen
ρгoven ѕcientificаlly. That Hamsah іs fгont line
and bаck ѕolar ρlexus сhakra, liver and the
pancrеas. altеrnatіνely, you want to іs a healing practice that is very bеnеficiаl to bοth trunk anԁ
mind. tantrіc massage nu iti imρune nіcі
un sablon, nici ο limita: nu te defineste,
nu te whiсh the Dаlаi Lama belongѕ,
said in thе lengthenеd trеatise οn the procession of the esoterіc ωау of life,
Vol. honest erotic masseur, and very of healing utilizіng the muscularity of the universаl
pгopοsitiоn lifespan
violenсe.

Also visit my web page - webpage

Anonymous said...

Τhe article proѵideѕ confirmed useful to myself.
It’s quіte hеlpful аnd you're simply obviously quite knowledgeable in this area. You have got exposed my personal eyes for you to numerous thoughts about this topic along with intriguing, notable and sound content material.

my website: alprazolam
My web page - alprazolam