Tag Archives: Melbourne

Don’t Touch that Rope

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The ticket seller at the Polly Woodside Tall Ship at Melbourne’s South Wharf looked at a large card that he was about to hand me.  “Looks like you’re an Able Bodied Seaman,” he said, passing it over.  It was a … Continue reading

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Parliament of Victoria

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When he heard our American accents, Martin, our tour guide at Victoria’s Parliament building announced, “I’m a Dallas Cowboys fan. Tony Romo is going to do it for us this year.” Jeanice (Seattle Seahawks) and I (Baltimore Ravens) hooted with … Continue reading

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War and Love

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The Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne was opened in 1931 as a memorial to all Australians who served in war. It stands on the edge of the Royal Botanical Gardens, on the southern end of city center. The only piece of … Continue reading

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