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June 2013

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Rockin’ Out at the Cherry Bar

When we walking around the laneways of Melbourne on our tour, our guide told us all sorts of interesting things about the city. One bit of insider information that he shared was the location of the famous Cherry Bar, on AC/DC lane. Appropriately situated, this rock bar hosts live music …

Distances Updated!!

After several months of slackery, I’ve finally updated our Road so Far page with our current totals.  Big difference from last time!  I guess flying to, and then driving across, Australia will tend to do that.  Sometimes you don’t realize how much you’re traveling till you actually count it up. …

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Melbourne Museums and Meat

There are an abundance of great museums in Melbourne, this we expected. What we didn’t anticipate was that many of the great ones would have free admission. One of my favorites so far has been the National Gallery of Victoria. And although we seem to always go when the upstairs …

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Weekend Getaway at St. Kilda

After some gray days, the clouds cleared and we deemed it the perfect opportunity to visit Melbourne’s beach-side suburb of St. Kilda. …