December 21, 2009

Cloudy day in Melbourne, Australia

Yarra Promenade stretches for about 2 blocks along the Yarra River. It is a popular place for locals and tourists. The Crown Entertainment Complex– which houses a casino, cinema, some retails outlets and a number of upmarket restaurants – is located here.

These photos were taken last week, while the sun was taking a day off. I hope to show some photos of this place when it’s sunny and lovely soon :).

Yarra Promenade in Melbourne © Evelyn Howard 2009

The Melbourne CBD – where the buildings are –  is a short walk  from here.

Sculptures, Yarra Promenade in Melbourne © Evelyn Howard 2009 

Sculptures on the promenade. On a sunny day, the promenade is usually bustling with activity…

Bird on a lamppost, Yarra Promenade in Melbourne © Evelyn Howard 2009

A bird perched itself on a lamppost.

Rowing boat on Yarra River in Melbourne © Evelyn Howard 2009

Row, row, row your boat… training continues no matter what the weather is.

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wenn said...

the bird looks cool.

Bacolod and Beyond said...

I love these places, so wonderful. Thanks for the visit and for sharing your photos.

Diane AZ said...

That looks like a fun, colorful place to visit whether the sun is shining or not. Nice of that bird to pose for you.

Guy D said...

Beautiful shots of Melbourne, I'd love to visit that city one day.

All the best
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JOE TODD said...

Great job getting some color in those photos on a gray day

J Bar said...

Great shots. Very Melbourne.
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Eve said...

What a wonderful set of photos! It looks like a great place to live and spend time!

Riet said...

Wow, beautiful shots. Merry Christmas

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Evelyn: Brilliant photos of the neat area. what great structures you have shown.

Carolyn Ford said...

Those are nice shots of a beautiful city...a city I would love to visit. Very nice promenade too! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Jossie said...

Melbourne is a beautiful city. I was there a very long time ago and really enjoyed our stay.

Stine in Ontario said...

You made me smile because while you are looking for the sun in Melbourne I'm looking for it in Ontario (Canada). Where is it hiding?

What a beautiful modern city!

yoon see said...

I love the first shot where the chaos & beauty of the city has been well captured here:)

Riet said...

What pretty pictures. Our world is grey here and we are sipposed to get more snow.
Merry Christmas

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