Australia 2014, Day Four: Melbourne & the Penguin Parade

Unsurprisingly, I’m behind on blogging about my time in Australia – there’s just been so much going on during the days, leaving me too tired at night to get caught up. But we’re having a bit of a slow morning before heading to the beach, so I’m going to recap Friday and the weekend before everyone else is out of bed.

(Speaking of getting out of bed, Friday started out with quite a sunrise, through Melbourne’s smoky haze.)


Friday’s activities began with what would have been, if not for the flight delay, our first tour — Melbourne City Sights. We might have liked it better at the beginning, when we were still getting oriented, but given how terrible the guide was, perhaps not. The city itself did not disappoint, however, even though the guide did. Continue reading