well it’s Good Friday,most of Melbourne is shut today ,so what to do?

visit tourist spots inMelbourne!

(i hope LaLD likes art)

TTB on a train seat.
Degraves Street laneway.
Centre Place laneway.
Swanson Street , waiting for a tram , looks a liittle different since AC/DC were here

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Swanson Street again
on a tram (TIL - Melbourne has the largest tram network in the world.)
at the NGV out front at the water wall. (phone has decided to eat the pic for whatever reason)

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on display was Whistlers Mother or as it is properly known , Arrangement in Grey and Black no. 1 , show only opened today.
apparently this is not a van Gogh , but is called “head of a man”
Pablo Picasso’s Weeping Woman , it was stolen on weekend of 2/3 August 1986 , recovered 20th Aug 1986 , art thieves were never caught.

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Ai Weiwei exhibition
Ai Weiwei exhibition
Ai Weiwei exhibition

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Ai Weiwei exhibition
TTB on another tram.
TTB at Mercedes Benz Melbourne , they were closed.

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TTB on a bicycle.
TTB on another Melbourne institution , the Yellow Peril aka “Vault by Ron Robertson-Swann”
TTB again on “Vault”

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“Vault” / Yellow Peril in all its glory.
TTB at Fed Square.
TTB at Fed Square

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TTB at Fed Square.
TTB at Fed Square looking towards Flinders St Station.
TTB at Fed Square.

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TTB at Fed Square.
TTB at Fed Square.
TTB at Fed Square.

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Yarra river with Melbourne Cricket Ground in background.
TTB looking down the Yarra at the MCG , the water is that bad it makes Flint’s look drinkable.
TTB looking in other direction of the Yarra towards Southbank and Casino

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waiting for another tram.
here’s TTB riding the observation wheel at Docklands.

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the “view” from the wheel

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the “view” from the wheel.
the “view” from the wheel.
the “view” from the wheel.

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TTB wasn’t impressed by the view
the “view” from the wheel.
the “view from the wheel.

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nearing the top.

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still not much of a view.

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down at ground level at Docklands.

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more “art”
yep you guessed it , “cow up a tree”
can you see TTB in this one?

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“cow up a tree” again.
took TTB to see the Ford factory , the red cars in the pic just to the right of the pole are Mustangs. to think the Ford factory will close for good on 7 October 2016.

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saw this in a carpark nearby.

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train station on way back to car.
did a detour to look at Toyota factory which is scheduled to close in 2017 too.

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i hope you enjoyed his day out today.