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Melbourne – Yesterday!

The weather in Melbourne today is so absolutely dreadful that we didn’t even go to the Formula One track. The cold wind (and the rain!) is so strong houses are falling down, so we went to a great Spanish restaurant in St Kilda (St Kilda is where where we always stay – and have for decades), and are now watching the cars on TV!

However, this picture is from yesterday, which was a gorgeous day. It’s not a very good picture (I took it from our table, where we were having St Patrick’s Day drinks!), but it gives you an idea of what St Kilda Beach looks like in nice weather. 🙂

St Kilda Beach Sonya Heaney Melbourne Australia 17th March 2016

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St Kilda

We flew to Melbourne this morning, for the Formula One Grand Prix. Qantas screwed up our flight – as usual!

Here is St Kilda Beach in the late afternoon.

St Kilda Beach Melbourne Australia Sonya Heaney 17th March 2016

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St Kilda

In St Kilda in Melbourne a few weeks ago. It looks like a gorgeous day – cameras never capture the wind! We stay in St Kilda every year, and even before we were going to the Formula One I was in St Kilda every summer while I attended classes at the Australian Ballet Centre.

St Kilda Melbourne Australia 13th March 2015 Sonya Heaney Oksana Heaney

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Melbourne’s Weather in One Picture

The sun was out, but the (very strong) wind was freezing. St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia in one picture: half the tourists braving it out to live the Australian “Sun and Sand” stereotype, and the other half dressed for snow!

Bad Melbourne Australia Weather St Kilda Beach Sonya Heaney Oksana Heaney 13th March 2015

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Luna Park

The antique roller coaster at Luna Park in a very windy St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia last Friday afternoon.

The last time I went on this thing – a couple of decades ago – the operator had to get out and push it down a hill, it was that ancient!

Roller Coaster Luna Park St Kilda Melbourne Australia Sonya Heaney Oksana Heaney 13th March 2015

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Dawn in St Kilda

Dawn on our last (Monday) morning in St Kilda, Melbourne. We were there for the Formula One.

Dawn St Kilda Melbourne Australia 16th March 2015 Sonya Heanaey Oksana Heaney 1

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Melbourne in March

This was taken from the balcony of our apartment on the 13th of March. That’s Luna Park, with Port Phillip Bay behind it.

Luna Park St Kilda Melbourne Australia 13th March 2013 Sonya Heaney Oksana Heaney

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