10D9N Melbourne Day 6 : ACMI, Bat Mobile, Nintendo Famicom, NES, Super Mario Catridge, Ty The Tasmanian Tiger Zoetrope, Mad Max, Felix The Cat, Audi S3, Pie In The Sky, Miss Marples Tea Room, Scones, Beef Burgundy Pie, Cocolate Pecan Fudge Cake, SkyHigh Mt Dandenong, The Giant

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08.09 am – Woke up to move the car from the streets to a car park.

09.59 am – Began our day.

10.09 am – Arrived at ACMI in Federation Square.

The big screen tv where

I can see myself.

The sign.

The sliding door.

Lining up to get tickets.

Got ourselves a cheaper double pass ticket for the Tim Burton Exhibition in ACMI and European Masters in NGV.

The bat mobile.

Tim Burton’s “Balloon Boy”.

10.30 am – And then we entered the normal ACMI exhibit before entering the Tim Burton exhibit.

The games lab.

An area where you can find all the game consoles throughout the years.

Remember Lemmings?

You can still play it today in Flash.

The generation 1 Xbox.

Nintendo Famicom control.

My favourite childhood video game.

Joysticks.

Felix the cat.

A slide projector.

Slides.

A coin slot machine where you can see stuff.

Empty film reels.

A projector.

Another old type of projector.

Felix the cat again.

Actors and actresses of those days.

Charlie Chaplin.

A super old antique tv that still works.

A horn.

Astro boy.

Star Wars.

Still black and white.

A space helmet?

Shadow monster??

I tried making one out of my shadows and it worked! You could hear growls coming out of the ‘mouths’.

Nintendo NES and a Super Mario Bros. 3 game catrdge.

Super mario catridge in a Nintendo 64.

The initial conception of Toy Story.

Lara Croft in Tomb Raider.

Looked into a hole by the wall and saw a slide.

Satellite.

Costume used in a movie.

Aboriginal works.

The touchscreen information circle.

Ty The Tasmanian Tiger Zoetrope.

At a glance, it looked like any normal clay figurine carousel.

The jumping ducks.

The frog and chicken.

But when it starts moving and the lights start blinking,

This is what you’ll see.

The car used in Mad Max.

Pictures.

Who’s this?

An Academy Award trophy.

The 3 round private movie stations.

The cartoon and it’s images.

The entrance to Tim Burton’s exhibition where no pictures were allowed to be taken. Inside we saw lots of props used in Tim Burton’s movies like the real costume used in Batman, Alice in Wonderland, etc.

Here’s a quick glance of what we saw inside.

10D9N Melbourne Day 4 : Melbourne Parking Rates, Men’s Gallery, Metcard, Victoria State Library, Stalactites, Melbourne Aquarium, Penguins, Snapping Alligator Turtle, Sting Ray, Shark, Australian Beer, Melbourne Night Scene, Oz Doner Chicken Kebab

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09.36 am – Woke up to a heart healthy breakfast.

11.16 am – Went outside and enjoyed the sight of the surrounding buildings.

The gargoyle.

Reflection on glass panels.

11.21 am – Today our morning mission is to check out as many car parks nearby for the parking rates as we’ll be having a car for 3 days.

Taking a walk along an alley.

The first car park we went to.

Flinders St.

Under Queensbridge.

By the traffic lights which

was also the tram stop.

The public toilet by the roadside.

Australia’s Immigration Museum opposite.

A Harley Davidson.

11.59 am – Continued checking out car parks at King Street where you’ll find majority of the gentleman’s club in Melbourne CBD.

Kilkenny Inn.

Men’s Gallery.

The area is monitored by cameras as you’ll commonly find alcohol related crimes around the area.

I think the fine used to be 2 digits before it was increased to $100.

By the cool Melbourne blind friendly traffic light which has a fast paced knocking sound to signal when it’s time to cross.

How to cross the road.

An example of how it works.

Went to 7-Eleven to buy us a

10 x 2 hour Metcard ticket.

Waiting by the stop in the middle of the road for a tram to pass by.

Camwhoring.

More.

Me.

Me n her.

Her.

Her and her.

12.29 pm – Arrived at Queen Victoria Market again because we wanted to check out the car parks around the area.

Walked pass a lane

full of panties and bras.

The rates at one of the car parks.

At Franklin St.

The unguarded post.

I actually walked around looking for a road sign to pinpoint our exact location but couldn’t

and was actually lost for a moment before

meeting a kind Australian who showed the way to the tram stop.

01.00 pm – Arrived at Melbourne Central.

Hung out by the State Library while waiting for my cousin to arrive.

Beneath Sir Redmond Barry.

Bird poo on his head and while holding a Pokemon book.

By the antique lamppost.

The carving at the foot.

It was cold yet sunny.

The horse of a soldier

trying to kill a dragon.

The statue on the right at a different angle.

Another horse statue at the left side.

Charles Joseph La Trobe, the first lieutenant-governor of the colony of Victoria in 1846.

Victoria.

State Library.

The hall at the entrance.

After all the camwhoring, we got tired and sat down by the steps

watching the birds walking around and

getting fed by the people around the area while waiting for Min Min, my cousin to arrive.

01.28 pm – As soon as she came, we were whisked off to a Greek restaurant called Stalactites which is