Brighton Beach, Melbourne


Life on St Kilda beach


The Capital City Trail/Yarra River Trail bike paths along the Yarra River


Chapel Street is the busy high street of Prahran, Melbourne


St Kilda Pier


Chapel Street Precinct on a windy day when you couldn't walk down the street without wiping sand from your eyes




The beach in the Port Melbourne neighbourhood


Street clutter


Hosier Lane is a patchwork of graffiti


Narrow Hosier Lane (straddled in the middle of the Central Business District, just like nearby AC/DC lane) is full of fairly creative graffiti


The Australian Dream - the affluent neighbourhood of Hampton


Industrial leftovers a stone's throw from the CBD


Melbourne (just like the rest of Australia) seems like a rather car-centric society, but cycling infrastructure is remarkably good


Albert Park - the road that runs around the lake is turned every year into Formula 1's Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit


Lookout point along the seaside promenade in Elwood


'Caution! Students with long boats crossing'


Melbourne has many excellent cycle paths and bike lanes, including this route that runs for tens of kilometres along the seaside


Escaped balloons


The entrance of Luna Park (a theme park) in St Kilda


'Meat is murder', says the self-eating sausage (with madly grinning children's book character Mr Tickle next to it)


Middle Brighton Beach


Middle Brighton Pier


The CBD as seen from Brighton (about 10km away)


Boulevard of Broken Dreams - perhaps an appropriate decoration in this milk bar in Balaclava


Movida tapas bar uses graffiti-like self-promotion as it's right next to graffiti-filled Hosier Lane


No slippers


A heritage number 30 tram in the Southbank Tram Depot


Terraced houses in the Carlton North neighbourhood of Melbourne


Melbourne people


Southgate pedestrian/cyclist bridge in downtown Melbourne connects the CBD (Central Business District) with the Southbank


Pickles Street


Power kites (kites strong enough to pull a person on a surfboard/skateboard/buggy) on St Kilda Beach


The seaside promenade in Elwood on a hot summer day


Melbourne has a fairly extensive public transport network of trams and commuter trains


Resting in Studley Park (Abbotsford)


View from the top of Curtin House


Melbourne seaside


Bayside bike path




St Kilda beach


Sitting on the bank of the Yarra


Space invaders in Australia


St Kilda Pier


This is probably art.


The donkeys are on a strict diet at Collingwood Children's Farm in Abbotsford


Busy Swan Street in Richmond


Tai Chi on the beach


Victorian terraced houses in Melbourne's Cremorne neighbourhood


The Albert Park neighbourhood is full of Victorian heritage buildings like these


Summer in Albert Park


Terraced houses (rowhouses) in the Albert Park neighbourhood


Melbourne is crisscrossed by a tram network


The keeper of the trams (various generations can be seen from the historic W6 type to modern, 21st century Combinos)


A less flattering view of the CBD from Curtin House on Swanston Street


The Skipping Girl, an iconic neon sign in Abbotsford formerly used to advertise a brand of vinegar called 'Skipping Girl'


Tenant directory in eclectic Curtin House (with a rooftop bar and cinema on the 7th floor)




Waiting for the tram


The Webb pedestrian and cyclist bridge in Melbourne's Docklands (large chunks of which being transformed into a business district)


A probably once simple utility pole that got more and more complicated over the years


The Capital City Trail/Yarra River Trail cycle path running along the Yarra River


Yarra Promenade


Southgate Bridge and the CBD (Central Business District)


Posh houses along the Yarra River

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