‘Marvellous Melbourne’ was coined in the 1880s when, following the gold rush, it became the wealthiest city (per capita) in the world . Today it’s on track to overtake Sydney in population size and it’s been voted ‘the world’s most liveable city’ for the seventh year running by The Economist.
For us it certainly lived up to its reputation. We relished the cultural and culinary delights, staying and spending time with Marianne’s school friend, Lou. You might notice a food and drink theme running through the pictures .