first day in melbourne
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after a surprisingly good sleep i got up early, had a shower (luckily i was 2nd in line!) and headed downstairs to finally use the computer! hey, its been four days!
i ended up heading into the city (st.kilda is about 20 mins away on tram) and met up with 2 people from the bus. didnt want to go too mad with sight-seeing as i know im here for a while. my priority was getting some new board shorts because my zip had broken on the others as soon as i got into the room last nite! so we just wandered around shops, getting lost! we took the free tram (which circles the city and has commentary!) then decided to come back around 4 after going to safeways (yes, weird eh?!) to buy some grub.
so after dinner i got ready for a big night out- hoorah!! we drank quite a bit in the hostel bar (which plays wicked music) then headed 10 mins up road to The Espy (the esplanade hotel). its in my bible and everything! its the place to hang out apparantly- even locals! live bands etc, although the floor is well sticky and its boiling hot in there!
next we headed to the elephant and wheelbarrow- another good place to be. its where they have neighbours nite - trivia but some of the stars are there and dr karl kennedy sometimes plays in his band there! there was a band on that were good- so good in fact that we stayed till 3am!