For my birthday this year, Alec took me to Melbourne. We were blessed with lovely weather. A full three days of sunshine, wheee! We stayed at The Olsen, a fabulous new hotel in South Yarra, decorated with the artwork of John Olsen.
I love this – I did take one home with me!
Stylish room with artwork by Olsen.
Morning light – hitting the shops.
We had a lazy Saturday morning before wandering down Chapel St to grab some brunch and shop. Fun for me, perhaps less fun for Alec.
Who knew Melbourne would be so sunny!
The exhibition was great. It contained a lot of artefacts that had been recovered from the wreck as well as telling many personal stories of people who survived and perished. It also had sobering facts about the sheer number of people who died.
“I’m the king of the world!”
Snack time at Koko Black.
One more coffee for the road.
Heating from the inside out. Brr Melbourne is cold.
Mousse martini. Looks amazing. Made me feel ill afterwards.
Walking through Melbourne in the fading light.
Hip hop dancers in Federation Square.
Dinner – a local Thai joint.
Yay, we’re in Melbourne!