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Melbourne City Walk

After our three days of guided tour, we had another two days to relax before flying back from Melbourne to our home sweet home. Aaron suggested touring the Melbourne city again and our main transport is our two walking sticks, ie. OUR LEGS! This way we could be able to see more and taste more as well... LOL...
Taken in the morning and we were on the way to an Asian supermarket to buy some stuff...
We were told that Victoria Market closes every Wednesday but reopens during the evening....
We had Korean noodles with lots of vegetables for our simple lunch...
Anything Asian is "yummylicious" to me then!!
After our simple lunch, we set out... our walk took us to another side of the city...
One of the Big Five companies in Malaysia... KPMG
While we walked, we snapped...
My son was also busy with his own camera...
It was a cooling walk....
Along the high end shopping street...
Forgot the building names though...
Taking a rest... my lunch meal had digested by then...
Pretending to have game of chess before proceeding to our next destination...
The Sealife Aquarium....

Comments

  1. I loved the tours - the tourist guides were very witty, interesting and funny...not like our Malaysian ones. The city was just ok, didn't enjoy it much as there was a terrible heatwave when I was there (like a turkey roasting in an oven)...and the horrible swarm of flies...plus the rubbish collectors' strike. Not very nice memories of the place.

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    1. No wonder you didn't mention much... yeah, wrong timing will spoil everything..

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  2. Nice sightseeing and walking. I prefer light and easy holiday. Less stress but of course if you dont know anyone in a foreign country, guided tour is prefer. :)

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    1. Guided tour for those outskirts only... if city, we can still walk by ourselves...

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  3. The chess set was side street decorations?

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  4. so, do you find taking your own sweet time roaming in the city better than the very rush guided tour?? or the other way round?? :p

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    1. I like both... like guided during certain days and certain places and walking on our own on the other days... more relaxing this way..

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  5. I don't mind walking in the surrounding area as one can take their sweet time sightseeing and at the same time a good exercise.

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    1. Yes, I agree with you... walk and stop... then walk and eat... hahahaaa

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  6. Nice photo - you doing the power walk! Walking is a good way to do sightseeing.

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    1. That is why I love to travel, I can lose weight anytime then.. hahahaa..

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  7. Fuyo, i like ur first photo #walklikeaboss haha!

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  8. Haha, two walking sticks.. I like your first picture, like "ming sing" wor.. Neh, you see those magazines hor, those "ming sing" punyer pictures normally this kinda pose one, especially when they are holding a cup of coffee, or walking with their kids..

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    1. hahhaa... kam toe tak? In foreign land, we can pose see a bit... no fear of embarrassment... right?

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  9. Actually, walking on our own is good as we can take control of our own time...

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    1. Yes, no time factor... can take our own sweet time to do anything we like..

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  10. I like walking along the busy street with the chilling wind blowing to my face.aahaha.

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  11. So much fun and so much walking! I bet you all lost mighty weights with healthy exercises to whallop all the noodles. I also have same cravings for Asian food when I go overseas. I even bring along Cup Noodles, McD's chilly Sauces and Sambal Belacan!

    Hey, thanks a million for the surprise gift. I received it today and will use it on my office table.

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  12. yea, it's nice to take a walk on our own as there's no one to stop us.
    lovely place..

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