Sunday, June 4, 2017

2017 Melbourne & Sydney (Sneak Peek)

I'm not sure whether should I consider this as my first trip for the year 2017 as I did a short trip to Singapore in February but somehow I felt like it's been ages I haven't travel since ever I back from Sweden & Norway. 

I chosen to return back to Australia again cause Australia is always been my favourite country to visit, after Japan. Don't ask me why but it's been my favourite one since I was small. Eventually I plan to visit those cities I haven't been like Perth and Tasmania but at the end, I plan to revisit Melbourne and Sydney again cause three of my friends who tagged in this trip never been to these two cities before. 

So, hello once again Melbourne after 5 years and Sydney after two years. 

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#1: Autumn in my heart💖

Since I went Melbourne before, many places I went for the second time like:

1) Puffing Billy, Australia's Favourite Stream Train (Check out my old post)
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2) Great Ocean Road but this time around, I did self-drive road trip instead of following local tour operator
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3) Mornington Peninsula - another self-drive road trip too
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But of course, the significant differences between my first trip to Melbourne and the latest one is I was indeed having more fun travelling with my friends rather than travelling alone. Another best part is I can have more photos of myself when travelling with my own friends rather than asking strangers to take my photo as I did feel a little bit awkward. Not forgetting, you can even ordering and enjoying more food when doing cafe hopping. As the quote says, "The more, the merrier."

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Cafe hopping around Melbourne

But I glad in between the trip, I managed to cover few of the places and attractions I missed out during my first solo trip to Melbourne;

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Walked down and admired the graffiti street art in Hosier Lane

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Did hundred of pose at the colourful bathing boxes in Brighton Beach

After spending 5 days and 4 nights in Melbourne, we flew to Sydney via Jetstar
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Just like my Melbourne trip, many of the places and attractions in Sydney I went twice like Blue Mountain & Three Sisters, Bondi Beach, Sydney Fish Market but all these I haven't blog yet. I just did a short and brief sneak peek. Wondering when will I able to update all my backlog travelogues 😓

One of the main reasons why I chosen to revisit Sydney is merely to witness Vivid Sydney - the world's largest festival of lights, music and ideas. Another of my bucket list ticked off.

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Vivid Sydney held from 26 May to 17 June this year - We were lucky to witness before leaving Sydney.

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Vivid Sydney at Opera House - It's overcrowded 

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Museum of Contemporary Art 

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Magicians of the Mist at Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour 

The shows were absolutely stunning and fascinating, although minus the overcrowded with human part. I don't mind to return again back next year for Vivid Sydney, perhaps with my family next round. 

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Till then, wish to back Australia again for more adventures

Except those with watermark, all my photos taken using Huawei p9 and Huawei p10. 

2 comments:

  1. All your photos looked very exciting and lovely. I have not visited Melbourne and have been hesitating for no reasons. I will start planning now.

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  2. Fly to Sydney from Melbourne is a good idea, can go to 2 different cities.

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