A Melbourne Market

Queen Vic market signOne thing I love doing when we travel is checking out the local markets, whether supermarket, farmer’s market, stock market (okay, I went too far) or corner store.  Melbourne has a market that I wish I could teleport back home; it was visually stunning and made me envious of people that could shop there every day.  It’s not earth-shatteringly different from many European markets, but it’s the only one we saw in Australia and I wanted to share it with you.

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Now that you’ve seen all the pretty pictures, I should tell you the ONLY reason I even wrote this post was to include that absolutely priceless photo of my hubby.

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5 Responses to A Melbourne Market

  1. marla brill May 9, 2013 at 3:11 am #

    I am so loving your posts…..sweet reminders of our travels there…..but not nearly as clever and funny as you, m’dear! keep it up.
    xo
    marla

  2. Linda May 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm #

    ….kind of like Krzyskowski Market on steroids!

  3. Vic May 9, 2013 at 2:13 pm #

    wonderful pictures – great captions!!

    it’s a way for me to travel through you both vicariously.

    vag

  4. Gabriele May 9, 2013 at 10:17 pm #

    The store hours are a hoot…every day is different…I can see myself getting confused! Prices look bizarre…what is the currency conversion? I don’t even know what Australian money is called?

    • Elaine Haydock May 11, 2013 at 10:25 pm #

      The hours at all stores in Sydney and Melbourne were .. interesting! The conversion rate was $1.00 American to 1.03AD (australian dollars) – they had THE prettiest money – really colorful and with a see-through hole in it!

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