Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Wildlife Park @ Ballarat

Finally got to see some roos (and there are lotsa them here in the Wildlife Park). Ballarat is another town outside of Melbourne, around 1.5 hrs drive away.
The Wildlife Park wasn't our 1st choice, but we had came out we hadn't much choice anyway. It turned out to be quite nice we are greeted by hordes of kangaroos (they are interested in the feed only).
The roos are very tame but hungry animals. Though you can see that Isaac is enjoying feeding them, he hides behind us when they hopped towards him for food.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Visited the Werribee Open Range Zoo on Easter Sunday. Its one of the three zoos available in Victoria, and this one follows the concept of open range where the animals are free to roam on acres of wild plains (just think Safari). Its refreshing as we get to see the animals at closer range through Safari buses and not through enclosements (of course, with the exception of cheetahs & lions). Those four little rodent like creatures are called meerkats, which are quite attention seeking. Maybe thats why their enclousre is set next to the zoo cafeteria.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Docklands Trip

Went to docklands last saturday, the weather is really cold. From the
pic, it might seem like a sunny day. But it had in fact been drizzling before that. Docklands is relatively new, almost all the shop fronts are related to F&B.

There is this restaurant - Livebait, which is also mentioned in the Lonley Planet Melbourne City Guide). I had a glimpse of the menu...My god! The entree starts at A$17 minimum, and the main dish (i think it's sort of lobster or something) costs a whopping A$44!

Well, we didn't have that - but did manage to order a small set of chips (which is really huge portion, and they are thick!) and some cuppa coffee. Though simple, it was really wholesome :)
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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Produce Fair @ Carlton Gardens

Went to the "Melbourne Largest Produce" fair, which was held at the Melbourne Mesuem.
It is just in between the Carlton Gardens (North and South). Bought some cookies (if i remember correctly, date & pecan and belgian chocolate), which are really good. They are soft and aromatic, abeit the prices are abit steep (A$8 each for small pack). The ChoriOz bratwurst stall is really popular. Yup, i fought back restraint to get hold of one too...hmmmpf! its great! grilled to perfection!

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Luna Park, St. Kilda - Melbourne

Here are some pics taken at Luna Park in St. Kilda (Melbourne). The large clown mouth is very prominent from afar. Admission is free, but not the rides. It's more of a family oreinted park (not so much for thrill-seekers).

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Isaac@Flagstaff Gardens

Isaac enjoying a moment in Flagstaff Gardens; our apartment is just around the corner - Royal Flagstaff. He has learned to say 'Birrrrd' and also feed them breadcrumbs.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Chinese New Year 2006

Family potrait taken on CNY 2006

Friday, January 13, 2006

My Son!

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