In the 1880s, Melbourne, capital of the Colony of Victoria was one of the richest cities in the world, its wealth based upon the great gold rush of the 1850s. Today much of that heritage remains in this great city, that I call home.
The view from my hotel room at the Grand Hyatt in Collins Street (this is when I was at my Company conference a few weeks back).
The sun rising over the legendary MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground):
Beautiful buildings along Collins Street:
An interesting wall water feature and a cute dog bronze statue at City Square, Corner of Collins and Swanston Streets:
More great architecture:
The cupcake shop (had to put that one in! lol!:
A family of statues:
The new Age (Melbourne's quality newspaper) building
The Yarra River (the river which flows upside down!)