My first visit to Shakarhari, the vegetarian restaurant at 201/203 Faraday Street in Carlton, was a few years ago. I was with a vegetarian friend who was visiting from overseas and I wanted to give her a experience of fine dining –something more than the average vegetarian fare which often seems to include beans or [...]
Archive for December, 2010:
When a cafe has been operating for a few years it may seem a waste of time reviewing it – others have done so before – but I believe Melbourne Places needs to visit and talk about the old favourites. Not everyone knows these places. Not every well known cafe lives up to its original [...]
The Myer’s Christmas window tradition in Melbourne is in its 55th year. These window animations are always breathtaking in their skill and imagination. As I viewed them I wonder how they did it? How they kept the standard so high year after year? I am glad they do. The pleasure they to give locals and [...]
W-class Yellow and Green trams icons of Melbourne on route 78/79 are to be replaced so grab a ride while you can.
W-class trams date back to the 1930’s. W-class Tram at the corner of Chapel and Carlisle Street A W-class tram was the first tram I rode in Melbourne. It was before I lived here and in the days when there was a conductor on board. I clambered up the high wooden step and sat on [...]