Collingwood City Hall as seen from the platform.
Collingwood is a suburb of Melbourne to the north and
our hotel was right next to the Melbourne/Collingwood line.

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We met Ken Green, a friend who Bill met over the Internet, for lunch Ken Green and Bill First view of the city from atop the Melbourne observation deck. - This is looking east across the Yarra River. The skyscrapers of Melbourne as we look north Melbourne has streetcars like San Francisco, - but they call them trams there. - Note that traffic uses the left lane.
Check out the paint job on this street car. - It's almost camouflaged against the building. Downtown Melbourne Birds enjoying the leftovers from someone's lunch State of Victoria Parliament House in downtown Melbourne Modern tram and traffic flow in Melbourne
Our hotel, The Laird Wednesday, December 4 - Today we visited the Healesville Sanctuary - located about 50 miles northeast of Melbourne. - These are wild parrots. Tasmanian Devil Kangaroos Note the small front legs and how they use the back of their hind legs as feet

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