Flying into Melbourne had me in some kind of way. My nose was pressed up against the aeroplane window gawking at the vastness of the highways that ran like rivers. I was told by the man seated next to me that those "highways" were normal roads & I laughed in disbelief. All roads led to Rome in this city & this thought was solidified as I watched the cars pacman their way through the gridded suburbs below. Months prior to boarding the plane I had been told by a myriad of people that I should get my cotton socks to Melbourne. "You'll love it" they said, "Its cold but omg the food is amazing"...boy were they right.
In comparison to Melbourne; Brisbane is just a big country town. Sleepy & laid back. Melbourne was just GO. The streets were full of people, food & opportunity. Graffiti & stickers covered every inch of the city & I added a few of my own a long the way. Melbourne bought back so many memories of my adventures in Europe; the cobbled streets, old buildings, seasonal weather & alfresco dining.
During my 4 day stay I didn't really take many traditional photographs. Instead I opted for an up close view of Melbourne with some alternative imaging making material. During the process I did get a lot of strange looks & laughs, but it was worth it. So here it is;