Melbourne today – Christmas windows and arcades

Welcome to our hundredth follower. We started this blog prior to a caravan trip to share it with family and friends. I never dreamed that people over the world would follow us. We are now home and blog about whatever interests us, while our caravan is being repaired in readiness for the next trip, which will probably be next year.

Today I did my stint as a volunteer with City of Melbourne and afterwards took a stroll up toImage Myer to look at the Christmas windows. The reflection from the buildings opposite was very strong. giving weird effects. The Gingerbread story that was the theme seemed to have Victorian builldings as a backdrop.

ImageIwalked back to the station via the Block Arcade, photographing the delicious cakes in the historic Hopetoun Tearooms on the way. There is always a queue in the afternoon, waiting their turn to enjoy the high tea. Both the Block Arcade and the tearooms are relics of Melbourne in the time of Queen Victoria.Image

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You can spend some pleasant times exploring the arcades and street art in Melbourne.

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