good times in Melbourne
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the rest of Wednesday:
So we landed in the Avalon airport and had to take a $20 bus to our hostel, Hotel BakPak. Turns out the bus drops us off right at the hostel doorstep, which was sweet. We checked in and this place was so not as nice as the YHA. We went up to our room on this sketchy elevator that made strange noises. The hallway our room was down smelt rank! Not good. We were in a 6 bed dorm, we put our stuff down and then went to get subway. After subway we went down to the Roo Bar, which was soo ghetto. It was hilarious though. We didn't stay down there long before we went to bed.
We signed up for a free tour of 4 Melbourne beaches but because the weather was kinda lame we went on a tour of the city. It was awesome, we saw the city skyline from a big hill and stopped at this park where there were HUNDREDS of bats, it was so insane! We also stopped on a random street and had some lunch.
So today we decided to see the Aussie open. We headed to federation square to check out tickets. It wqas $19 for a grounds pass valid all day. We bought that and headed over there. It was soo cool! We went to Rod Laver arena and wandered around, got some pictures of the court.